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Our Faculty

College of Education and Human Services' Early Childhood Education Faculty

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Katrina Hall, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum

Dr. Katrina Hall’s research deals with literacy, play and outdoor learning through the lens of a culturally responsive, Whole Child approach. You can email her at khall@unf.edu.
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Adrien Malek-Lasater, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum

Dr. Adrien Malek-Lasater is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum. Dr. Malek-Lasater's interdisciplinary research focuses on promoting high-quality learning environments that support the whole child and the teacher, and how to support healthy eating behaviors. You can email her at a.malek@unf.edu

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Meghan Parkinson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum

Dr. Meghan Parkinson is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum. Dr. Parkinson studies young children’s STEM learning and how teachers assess that learning in inquiry-based environments. You can email her at m.parkinson@unf.edu.
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Christian Winterbottom, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum, Research and Professional Development Director, UNF Preschool

Dr. Christian Winterbottom, is the Director of Research and Professional Development at the UNF Preschool. Contact Dr. Winterbottom by email at c.winterbottom@unf.edu if you wish to pursue research or professional development opportunities at the preschool

Available Degree Programs in Early Childhood Education

If you are interested in learning about our many undergraduate, post-baccalaureate and graduate degrees in Early Childhood Education, we encourage you to visit our Department of Teaching, Learning and Curriculum's website for an in-depth look at all of our program offerings. 

 

  • B.A. PreK Primary Licensure
  • B.A. Early Childhood Development
  • Early Childhood Minor
  • Early Childhood Graduate Certificate
  • Whole Child Graduate Certificate
  • M.A. Educational Leadership, with a focus on Early Childhood Education

If you're a prospective UNF student and are interested in exploring all that the College of Education and Human Services has to offer, visit our  Future Students website


 Volunteer Opportunities 

 

At this time, there are limited volunteer opportunities for face-to-face interactions at the UNF Preschool. If you are interested in volunteering your time remotely or in other ways, please contact our Research and Professional Development Director, Christian Winterbottom at c.winterbottom@unf.edu.