Name: Dr. Mary Elizabeth Ambery
Title: Assistant Professor of Child Development
Department: Human Environmental Studies
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-7491
Best time to contact: Any Time
Faculty Senate (Chair)
Child Development Program, HES (Coordinator)
Areas of Expertise:Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Teacher/Practitioner Education, Applied Professional Ethics, Children's Health and Safety

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in English
Boston University, Boston, MS
Master's Degree:
Master of Science; Master of Science in System Development-Educational Administration; Early Childhood Education
Boston University; Salem State College, Boston, MA; Salem, MA
Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction-Early Childhood Education
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Name: Dr. Julie Ray
Title: Professor and Interim Chair
Department: Elementary, Early and Special Education
Contact Information:
Office: (573) 651-2444
FAX: (573) 651-2410
Best time to contact: Afternoon
Areas of Expertise: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Child Advocacy, Children's Literature, Teacher Education / Professional Development, Family Engagement in Education

Educational Background

Bachelor's Degree:
Bachelor of Science in Education in Elementary Education, Library Science
Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, MO
Master's Degree:
Master of Science In Education in Early Childhood Education
Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, AK
Doctor of Philosophy in Curriculum & Instruction: Early Childhood Education
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO



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