Professor Emerita, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
BS - Secondary English from Millersville State University in Pennsylvania
M.Ed - Child Development from University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Ph.D.- Child Development from Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Teacher of High School English, Teacher in Head Start, Preschool, K-1st, Director of Child Care-infants through school-age; Community College Instructor and since 1990 faculty at JMU.
American Education Research Association
Association for Childhood Education International
Educators for Social Responsibility
National Association for the Education of Young Children and the state affiliate VAEYC National Association for Multicultural Education and Past President of the VA Chapter.