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Department Chair, Associate Professor
Teacher Education
College of Education
Early Childhood Development and Education, Early Childhood Literacy and Assessment; Partnership with families of young children.
Courses Taught 
ECED 301: Curriculum and Instruction in Early Childhood Education
ECED 302: Philosophical & Historical Foundations of Early Childhood Education
ECED 306: Methods of Teaching Reading in Early Childhood
ECED 316: Child, Family & Community
ECED 328M: Clinical Experiences in Early Childhood Education-Kindergarten & Primary Greades Multicultural Emphasis
ECED 329: Student Teaching in Early Childhood
ECED 407: Family, Child and Teacher Interaction
ECED 410: Curriculum Development in Early Childhood Education
READ 416: Reading in the Prmary Grades
Research Interests 
-Family involvement in early childhood literacy and education -The influence of immigrant families' "funds of knowledge" in the education of their children. -Early childhood curriculum and instruction in the age of accountability.

University of Alberta
Elementary Education: Early Childhood Education concentration and cross-cultural education, Ph.D.

University of Glasgow
Educational Administration, M.Ed.

Ahmadu Bello University
English Language Arts Education, B.A.



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