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Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, ASU Beebe Campus


  • 2008 - Ed.D., Instruction and Curriculum - Early Childhood, University of  Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
  • 1991 - M.Ed., Reading Education, Harding University
  • 1990 - B.A., Elementary Education, Harding University

Teaching Specialties

  • Early Childhood Curriculum, Graduate
  • Children’s Literature
  • Literacy and Young Children

Research Interests

  • Interactive Reading, Independent Reading and Read Alouds
  • Technology in Early Childhood
  • Full-Year Internship


  • Delta Kapa Gamma
  • Association for Childhood Education International
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Southern Early Childhood Association/Arkansas Early Childhood Association
  • International Literacy Association
  • Arkansas Reading Association