Equity and Inclusion
Takes a Blended Early Childhood General/Special Education Approach
Brings the Field to Life Through Extensive Examples
Helps Students Put Theory into Practice
Supports Professional Development
Johnna Darragh has taught courses at the associate through master’s degree level. She is currently a full-time faculty member at Heartland Community College and the liaison to Heartland’s inclusive Child Development Lab and Learning Center. She is a member of the Illinois Professional Development Leadership Team and she is also the state liaison for the National Professional Development Center on Inclusion.
Unlike most other texts for Introduction to Early Childhood Education on the market, this one gives foundational coverage of the field, while also incorporating coverage of diverse learners and the importance of access to education and services throughout. The author focuses on the complementary needs of families, children, and professionals in nearly every chapter. The book is structured to support needed professional knowledge, skills, and dispositions to ensure equity and accountability for success while also supporting children’s knowledge, skills, and dispositions across the curriculum.
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Dr. Johnna Darragh has taught early childhood education courses at the associate, baccalaureate, and masters degree level. She is currently a Professor of Early Childhood Education at Heartland Community College, and serves as faculty liaison to their inclusive Child Development Lab. Johnna is a member of several Illinois committees focusing on workforce development and inclusion, and is the Illinois Liaison to the National Professional Development Center on Inclusion. She is a member of the Illinois Professional Development Advisory Committee (PDAC) Steering Committee, and serves on the National Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge (CONNECT) Steering Committee. In 2008, Johnna was a participant in the 2008 Project Forum on Universal Design. She has experience teaching infant/toddlers and preschoolers, and as a home visitor/family support specialist. Her recent publications and presentations focus on inclusion and Universal Design for Early Childhood Education. Johnna has a Ph.D. in Human and Community Development from the University of Illinois.
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