Nancy J. Lauter

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Program of Specialty

  • Graduate Program Coordinator for all Early Childhood and Elementary Programs
  • School-University partnerships
  • Early Childhood Education - policy in New Jersey

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • Early Childhood Education: Leadership and Policy
  • School-University-Community Partnerships
  • New Teachers in Urban Settings
  • Teacher candidates' 'stories of schooling'Teacher Education: Cultural experiences that make a difference

Professional Association Memberships

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators
  • Association for Childhood Education International
  • Association for Curriculum and Supervision
  • Association for the Children of New Jersey
  • BUILD Initiative - Restructuring services to children birth to five and their families
  • National Association for Multicultural Education

Reviewer for following Professional Journals

  • Early Childhood Education - electronic journal
  • The New Educator

Other Types of Reviews

  • American Association for Colleges of Teacher Education: Reviewer of conference proposals
  • American Educational Research Association: Reviewer of conference proposals
  • Heinemann Publishers: Reviewer of book proposals
  • University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand: Reviewer of re-designed early childhood and primary Teacher Education programs

Leadership positions in professional organizations

  • Association for the Children of New Jersey, Board of Trustees
  • Partnership for Instructional and Educational Quality (PIE-Q-MSU)

Work with schools and Other Agencies

  • Franklin School, Newark - working with beginning teachers in their classroom to ease transition to new school
  • Newark Museum - working to expand the "Picturing American" curriculum (NIH) to include teacher candidates