ECED Affiliated Faculty

puckett-kateKate Puckett
Teacher/ECED Instructor
Affiliation: NMSU School For Young Children (SFYC) – Bobcats (Preschool)
kpuckett@nmsu.edu

Educational Interests: I am interested in Reggio Emilia inspired practices, negotiated curriculum, encouraging teachers to see themselves as researchers, creativity for children and adults in the classroom, and facilitating problem solving.

You can read more about Kate at the Myrna’s Children’s Village Teacher’s Corner page.

 

Deborah Parksparks-deborah
Teacher
Affiliation: NMSU School For Young Children (SFYC) – Turtles (Toddlers)
dparks@nmsu.edu

Educational Interests: My research interests consist of Musical interactions and the connection to cognitive growth.

You can read more about Deborah at the Myrna’s Children’s Village Teacher’s Corner page.

 

pando-sergioSergio Pando
Teacher
Affiliation: LCPS Companeros
spando@lcps.k12.nm.us

Educational Interests: My research/educational interest is the language acquisition in children who have a language delay.

 

ruybal-christinaChristina Ruybal
Teacher/ECED Instructor
Affiliation: NMSU Roadrunner PreK
cruybal@nmsu.edu

Educational Interests: My research interests include communication that takes place within different social settings and how that effects our processing output, creating a balanced learning environment for both child and adult learners, and community building within the classroom setting.

You can read more about Tina at the Myrna’s Children’s Village Teacher’s Corner page.

 

brown-jeanne

Jeanne Brown
Teacher/ECED Instructor
Affiliation: NMSU Roadrunner PreK
jmabkes@yahoo.com

Educational Interests: My research interests include outdoor and nature play, grandparents, and children’s literacy and storytelling.

You can read more about Jeanne at the Myrna’s Children’s Village Teacher’s Corner page.

 

mcshannon-glendaGlenda McShannon
Teacher
Affiliation: PreK for Advance Learners
gmcshannon@lcps.net

Educational Interests:  I am interested in studying how educators can assist young children in developing self-regulation and executive function