Office:Human Development & Family Studies, Child Study & Development Center, Durham, NH 03824
Beth began working at the CSDC in 2001. She has taught in a variety of settings that include elementary age, kindergarten, and preschool students. Betj received a BS in Child Development/Family Relations from the University of Maine and obtained my M.Ed. in Educational Studies from the University of New Hampshire. Within this program her focus was on literacy. She currently hold a NH K-8 teaching certificate.
Beth has been involved in the Growing a Green Generation gardening project since 2002 as a volunteer, curriculum liaison and assumed the role of project coordinator in 2007. She has presented locally, regionally and nationally disseminating how teachers use the CSDC Learning Garden to teach curriculum, diversity and social collaboration.
Her professional interests include developing a literacy rich environment to support emergent literacy skills, fostering independence and self-advocacy, exploring self-identity, and the inclusion of diverse cultures and representation of our families. She strives to build a classroom community where children are active participants in creating classroom expectations, emergent curriculum, and respectful relationships.
B.S., Family Living/Parenthood, University of Maine