Kathleen A. Linnane is an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Education.
Kathleen A. Linnane
Professional Title: Adjunct Professor
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Early Childhood Education
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Early childhood education; adult learning; children and art.
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: EEDUC 6109, Observation, Documentation, and Assessment; Lives in Context; Human Development; Art and Literacy.
Education: MEd, Lesley University
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions: In the past have contributed to Exchange Magazine and Young Children Magazine and developed curriculum for Early Childhood textbooks.
I have been teaching part time at Lesley for over ten years. I have taught weekly in Cambridge and through the cohort weekend model in many New England areas. Last year, I taught weekly both semesters in Cambridge and through an online course in May and June. I developed, with the guidance of Mary Mindess, a course: Literacy and the Arts for Young Children. I taught the course in the weekend format. I am the Assistant Director at Infant Toddler and Children’s Center in Acton. ITC is a childcare center supporting 170 Families. I supervise and support a faculty of 35 teachers as they develop curriculum, design environments and work on and implement assessment and documentation. I work closely with parents and contribute to our center’s monthly newsletter. I have supervised many student teachers from Lesley University and Wheelock College at our center.I have presented numerous workshops/trainings through the Early Childhood Advisory Council and other area teacher professional development agencies. I have presented at the NAEYC conferences on professional development, environment design, curriculum development and parent support. I have also sat on many panels for early childhood education presentations/conversations in the area.Earlier in my career I taught kindergarten in the Arlington Public Schools.
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