Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education

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Graduate students Ashley Miller and Erika Paz engage in some interactive play.

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Graduate students Betty Brown and Ashley Miller get a closer look at their world with 2nd grader, Youngmin Lee.

Graduates are qualified for a variety of careers.

  • Graduate in four years with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies¬†
    • Teach children in Head Start or a child care program.
  • Continue for a fifth year to earn a Master of Science degree in Education
    • Be an early interventionist, working with children under the age of 3 with disabilities and their families.
    • Teach children in kindergarten, first, second, or third grade.
    • Teach children, ages 3-4 with disabilities, in a public school.

Learn About the Professors

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Dr. Sharon Gilbert

Early Intervention Specialist

(540) 831-7717

sgilbert13@radford.edu

I love feeling like I make a difference in my students' lives and helping them to make a difference in their students' lives.

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Dr. Kathy Hoover

Early Childhood Special Education Specialist

(540) 831- 5313

kahoover@radford.edu

Teaching students how to do what is best for children and their families is the best job in the world!

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Dr. Boyoung Park

Head Start and Child Care Specialist

(540) 831- 7118

bpark3@radford.edu

If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people. ~Confucius