Mara Winick

Professor, Business Admin
Business Administration


P: 909.748.8539

Office: Business Administration, Duke Hall #310

Office Hours: Afternoons

Degrees: Ph.D. in Management with a minor in sociology, Texas A and M University, 1992; M.B.A., University of Texas at San Antonio, 1982; B.A., Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, 1981.

Areas of Expertise

Organizational researcher with expertise in scale development

Description of Research

Organizational analysis including focus group and self study facilitation, scale design, intervention assessment and development of research funding for study of non-corporate entities. Current research focuses on intervention and assessment in the public schools.

Courses Offered at Redlands

Organizational Behavior, Organizational Theory, Business in Film, The Business of Food

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Lecturer of Management and Organizational Behavior, Texas A and M university, College Station, Texas

  • Adjunct faculty, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas

Professional Experience

  • Project Manager, Winick and Associates, Inc., Organizational and Management Consultants, San Antonio, Texas

  • Product, Promotion and Real Estate Analysis, Church's Fried Chicken, Inc., National Marketing Department, San Antonio, Texas

  • Examiner, Republic Bank Corporation, Central Texas Auditing Staff, San Antonio, Texas

  • Commercial and Residential Analysis, LWFW, Inc., Organizational and Management Consultants, Houston, Texas

Awards, Honors and Grants

  • Texas Instruments, Assessment of Math Forward Intervention (2005-2008)

  • Lowes Charitable and Educational Foundation Grant (2008)

  • National School and Business Partnership Award (2006)

Publications, Presentations and Panels

Lewis, J. C., Winick, M. B., (2007) Texas Instruments Math Forward Intervention. Project funded by Texas Instruments, Inc. and invited for consideration by The National Math Panel.

Winick, M., and Lewis, J. C. (2007, 2006, 2005). Teacher and Student Practices for Learning Math. Parallel survey vehicles for teachers, students and parents participating in an intervention spanning 10 school districts across four states. Funded by Texas Instruments.

Lewis, J. C., and Winick, M. B. (2007). Evaluating a Mathematics Teaching Intervention involving Technology, Scheduling and Training. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

Toenjes, L. A., Lewis, J. C. and Winick, M. B. (2005). Identifying Components of Effective Mathematics Programs. Final Report-R215U010023 as part of a NIH federal grant to Douglas Carnine at The University of Oregon.

Toenjes, Laurence A., Lewis, Jeffrey C., Winick, Mara, Identifying Components of High Poverty/High Achieving Mathematics Programs. Manuscript and Policy Briefs: California Business for Education Excellence (November 2004), Just for Kids, (June 2004).

Lewis, J. C., and Winick, M. B. (2003) Predicting school performance from characteristics of the learning environment. Poster presentation at the convention of the Western Psychological Association, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Lewis, J. C., Winick, M. B., and The Pulliam Group (2003). Factors and Practices Related to External Evaluator Success in California's II/USP. Presentation at the Convention of the California Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Winick, Mara Beth and Lewis, Jeffrey C. (1999, 2000, 2001). Short form of the SLES for state designated II/USP bottom decile elementary, middle and high schools. Parallel survey vehicles for administrators, teachers, students and parents participating in the intervention.

Garst, J., Winick, M., and Lewis, J. C. (2001). The Texas Reading Metric: A Survey of Practice, Policy and Instruction. Surveys for Texas administrators, principals and teachers.

Berberet, Jerry and Winick, Mara Beth (1999). Work, Rewards and Evaluation Across ANAC and Non-ANAC Institutions. Presentation at the American Association of Higher Education Faculty Roles and Rewards Conference, San Diego, CA.

Huber, Mary, Winick, Mara Beth and Carrick, Nancy (1998). A Comparison of Faculty Profiles for the ANAC and Carnegie Institutions. Opening presentation for the Association of New American Colleges Faculty Work Conference, St. Mary's College, CA.

Berberet, Jerry and Winick, Mara Beth (1998). Findings from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Associated New American Colleges Faculty Survey. Presentation at the American Association of Higher Education Faculty Roles and Rewards Conference, Orlando, Fl.