Clinical Assistant Professor, Early Learning Center Practicum Coordinator
Fitzgerald works primarily with students who are interested in teaching young children, both at undergraduate and graduate level. Her expertise is focused on actual classroom practices including responsive classroom management strategies, math, science, and literacy curriculum development at the PreK-to grade 3 level. She is also interested in teacher decision-making and phenomenology as a research methodology.
- Ph.D., Department of Child and Family Studies, University of Tennessee, 2006
- M.S., Early Childhood Education/Child Development, Bank Street College of Education, New York,NY,1975
- B.A., English/Elementary Education, College of Mt. St. Vincent, New York, NY 1968