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Louise Ammentorp

Louise AmmentorpAssociate Professor
Ph.D. The City University of New York
B.A. Rutgers University


  • ECE/ELE: Integrating and Differentiating Instruction for All Learners
  • ECE/ELE: Inquiry into Learning (Senior Capstone)
  • ECE/ELE: Child and Adolescent Growth and Development
  • ELEM: Internship 1 (Global Program)
  • ELEM: Advanced Trends in Education (Global Program)
  • ESE: Environmental Sustainability in Education
  • FSP: Children and the Arts

Research Interests

  • Best practices in teacher preparation
  • Developing field-based collaboration skills in pre-service teachers
  • Teaching and learning through the arts
  • Facilitating the development of life-long learners
  • The professional development of in-service early childhood teachers
  • Nature-based learning
  • Using hydroponic gardens in the classroom

Professional Affiliations

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • Association of Teacher Educators (ATE)
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NAECTE)
  • New Jersey Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (NJAECTE)
  • North American Association Environmental Education (NAAEE)
  • Natural Start Alliance

Contact Information

TitleAssociate Professor

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