Chair, Department of Early Childhood Education
Professor of Education
Ph.D., Early Childhood Education, Georgia State University
M.Ed., Early Childhood Education, Stephen F. Austin State University
B.S., Elementary Education/TYC, Stephen F. Austin State University
Office hours: By appointment
Assessment in Education
Creative Arts for Early Childhood
Curriculum and Technology
Developmental Psychology (for Early Childhood Education)
Selected Publications and Presentations:
“Prepared to Create, Prepared to Manage, Prepared to Meet Needs,” Corinth Christian Church, Loganville, Georgia, 2003.
“Teacher Training Workshop,” Cornerstone Christian Church, Montgomery, Alabama, 2003.
“Parent Teacher Relations,” Victory Charter School Faculty Workshop, Atlanta, Georgia, 2002.
“Teacher Training Workshop,” Lost Mountain Christian Church and Smyrna Christian Church, 1999.
“Your Child’s Learning Strengths,” Inman Middle School P.T.A., Atlanta, GA, 1998.
“Calling All Parents!,” Best Practices Training for Pre-kindergarten Teachers, Ft. Valley, Valdosta, and Atlanta, GA, 1997.
“Correspondence Between Parents’ and Teachers’ Perceptions of Parental Involvement” and “The Longitudinal Study of Georgia’s Pre-kindergarten Children and Families,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL, 1997, and Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association, Atlanta, GA, 1996.
“The Longitudinal Evaluation of Georgia’s Pre-kindergarten Program: Results from the Third Year,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY, 1996, and Annual Meeting of the Georgia Educational Research Association, Atlanta, GA, 1995.
“The Evaluation of Georgia’s Pre-kindergarten Program: A Broad-Based Approach to Early Intervention Programs,” Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA, 1995.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
International Reading Association
International Technology Education Association
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Professional Association of Georgia Educators