Dr. LouAnn Bonnett

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Ph.D. Educational Psychology/Child and Family Studies/2001/University of Denver
  • M.Ed.Early Childhood Education/1986/Slippery Rock University
  • B.S.Ed. Elementary Education & Special Education/1981/Slippery Rock State College

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • ECH 234: Observation and Assessment in Early Childhood Settings
  • ECH 236: Assessment and Planning- Using an Early Childhood Knowledge Base
  • ECH 310: Family-Community Collaboration
  • ECH 325: Young Children as Theory Builders
  • ECH 505: The Healthy Infant, Toddler and Young Child
  • ECH 510: Leadership in Early Childhood Education and Care
  • ECH 512: Supporting Children in Homes, Schools and Communities

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Parent-child interactions
  • Quality early experiences
  • Teacher preparation programs

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • Bonnett, L.A., Sayre, N., Smrekar, J. & Maguire, B. (2007, May). Enriching children's literacy skills through the CREATE Project. Paper presented at the 9th Annual International Conference on Education, Athens, Greece.
  • Authentic Assessment, Standards and Curriculum
  • Cultural Influences on Child Development Discipline, Punishment and Consequences: The Facts About Behavior Management
  • Let's Investigate: Engaging Children in Projects!

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • PA Assoc. for Infant Mental Health
  • National Assoc. of Early Childhood Educators
  • Associate Degree Early Childhood Teacher Educators
  • PA Child Care Assoc.
  • National Assoc. for the Education of Young Children
  • Assoc.for Childhood Education International
Last Updated 6/12/18