Ph.D. Education, Early Childhood Special Education, University of Kansas, 2004
M.A. Human Development & Behavior Analysis, University of Kansas, 1982
B.A. Human Development/Early Childhood Education, University of Kansas, 1980
62-320 Classroom and Behavior Management
62-340 Principles of Early Childhood Education
62-531 Curriculum and Methods in Early Childhood Education
62-532 Family and Community Resources in Early Childhood Education
62-541 Indentifying and Prescribing Instruction in Early Childhood Education
62-542 Curriculum and Methods in Early Childhood Special Education
62-543 Practicum in Early Childhood Education
62-544 Practicum in Early Childhood Special Education
62-602 Supervision of Early Childhood Programs
62-630 Field Experiences in Early Childhood
Assessment of yound children
Strategies for working with students with challenging behaviors
Teacher preparation-early childhood educators
April, 2011. Invited keynote speaker. 6th Annual Early Care and Education Quality Celebration. "What have you done?"
March, 2010. Missouri Council for Exceptional Children Annual Spring Conference. "Addressing Challenging Behavior: The power of prevention."
February, 2010. Southwest Regional International Reading Association Annual Conference, Oklahoma City, OK. "Reading about herstory: Using trade books to address the lack of ladies in social studies". Co-Presenter with Jane Andrews, Barbara Crossland, Nancy Foley, Nissa Ingraham, Terry Lovelace, Carolyn McCall, Barbara Martin, Susanne Nuttall, Pradnya Patet, and Pat Thompson.
November, 2010. National Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference, Annaheim, CA. Co-presenter with Pradnya Patet. "Teaching reflective thinking skills: How to use metaphors and performance-based tasks to prepare preservice and novice early childhood educators."
October, 2009. Missouri Division for Early Childhood/Council for Exceptional Children Annual Conference, Jefferson, MO. "Meeting the needs of all children through effective teaching strategies."
April, 2009. National Social Science Association, Las Vegas, NV. "Effective classroom management: Training pre-service teachers to promote self-control, problem-solving and independence in elementary school children."
March, 2009. Missouri Council for Exceptional Children Annual Spring Conference, Osage Beach, MO. "Positive approaches to working with students with challenging behaviors."
Crossland, B., Clark-Murphy, C. & Martin, B. (2009). Utilizing images in art to foster dialogue about cultural and historical issues in the early childhood classroom. The International Journal of the Arts in Society.
Student Group Advisement
Co-sponsor, Kind Individuals Dedicated to Students (K.I.D.S.), 2009-10
Other Professional Experiences
Council for Exceptional Children - Division of Early Childhood (CEC-DEC)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
Children and Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Urban Early Childhood Practicum Experience in North Kansas City/Liberty, May 2006-10
Field trip to area early childhood/early childhood special education programs with Curriculum and Methods in ECE and ECSE students, June 2009/Fall 2010/Fall 2011
President, Board of Directors, United Cerebral Palsy of Northwest Missouri
Invited member, Northwest Missouri P-20 Educational Council: Early Childhood Action Team
Nodaway Recreation-Education for Adults with Disabilities Advisory Council