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Jody L. Eberly

Jody EberlyAssistant Department Chair, Elementary and Early Childhood Education
Coordinator of Undergraduate and Graduate Early Childhood Education programs
Co-coordinator of the Early Childhood/Special Education and the Early Childhood/Education of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing programs
Ed.D. Rutgers University Elementary and Early Childhood Education with a specialization in Early Childhood
Ed.M. Rutgers University Elementary and Early Childhood Education with a specialization in literacy
B.A. Muhlenberg College in English and Philosophy

Courses Taught

  • ECE 202 Theories and Practices in Early Childhood Education
  • ECE 102 Multicultural Children’s Literature
  • ECE/ELE 201 Child and Adolescent Development
  • ECE/ELE 498 Capstone
  • ECED 560 Curriculum Experiences for Young Children in the Inclusive Classroom
  • ECED 620 Social and Multicultural Foundations in Emergent and Early Literacy
  • ECED 640 Development of Young Children
  • EPSY 523 Advanced Child and Adolescent Growth and Development

Research Interests

  • Teacher Dispositions Toward Diversity
  • Culturally Responsive Home-School Relationships
  • Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education
  • Shared Supervision Practices within the Professional Development School

Professional Affiliations

  • NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children)
  • NAME (National Association for Multicultural Education)
  • AERA (American Educational Research Association)
  • NAPDS (National Association of Professional Development Schools)

Contact Information


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