Director, Early Childhood & Childhood General Teacher Education Programs for Interns, Assistants, & Head Teachers
Supervised Fieldwork Advisor; Course Instructor
Curriculum development in progressive education settings (public and independent) International education Science and math education
Some of the Values that Shape My Work
Children are continually trying to make sense of their world. They question and interact with people and things that have meaning in their lives. Developmental stages, experiences, and cultural contexts influence their interactions.
Work with Families, Children, Schools, and Communities
Advisor in the City College Workshop Center’s Open Corridor Program. Founding director of the Garden State Teacher Center. Classroom teacher in public and independent schools in California and New York City.
Recent Professional Contributions
Recent professional development in China, Nepal, Sikkim, Singapore, Taiwan, Laos, Cambodia, Jakarta, and Rwanda. Curriculum developer with and external evaluator for the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme. Science consultant to WGBH/TV’s Zoom and Fetch science programs.
Fieldwork advisement to current graduate students. Director of the Early Childhood and Childhood General Education pathways. Instructor of the Science for Teachers graduate course. Member of the Committee on Academic Standing. Contributing editor to Student Centered Learning – Thailand. Board member to Educational Alternatives Worldwide. Advisory board memberto the Rwanda Education Alternatives Program.
- M.S.Ed., Early Childhood and Childhood General Education, Bank Street College of Education
- B.S., Major: Social Studies, Minor: Physical Science, San Jose State University
- Teacher Certifications: NY State K-6; NJ State K-6; California State 7-12 Social Studies; California State 7-12 Social Studies and Physical Science