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ETHS Psychologist Named Loyola University Distinguished Alum

May 6, 2022  1:30pm CT


Dr. Jim Wilczynski and his wife Ann Wilczynski.
James Wilczynski, Ph.D., and his wife Ann Wilczynski


James Wilczynski, Ph.D., a psychologist at the ETHS Day School, was recognized in April as a distinguished alumnus by the Loyola University Chicago School of Education. 


Loyola’s Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented each year to honor the impact of alumni on the broader education community. The award is presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to society and whose accomplishments, affiliations, and careers have honored the legacy of excellence in the school.


Wilczynski, who graduated from Loyola in 2004 with a Ph.D. in School Psychology, was honored for his accomplishments in areas of professional achievement, service to society and service, and support to the School of Education. At ETHS, Wilczynski helped develop and implement the ETHS Day School, as well as the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports framework. He also supported the creation of the school’s Pre-Post Hospitalization Program, and became a scholarship coordinator for special education.


The Loyola University Chicago School of Education established the alumni awards program in 2014. For more information about Loyola's Distinguished Alumni Awards, visit the School of Education website.