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NJEEPRE End-of-Year-Celebration

May 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Brenda Fyfe, Ed.D.. NJEEPRE End-of-Year-Celebration Speaker

Dr. Fyfe is dean and professor emeritus from Webster University, where she was professor of early childhood education for 35 years and Dean of the School of Education for 17 years of those years.  She received her doctorate from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, a Masters of Education from the University of Illinois, and a BS in Sociology from Quincy College. She is a scholar, speaker, consultant, and author of many publications on the Reggio Emilia approach to early education, experiential learning, and assessment.  She continues to hold leadership positions on the boards of national organizations such as the North American Reggio Emilia Alliance, the Association for Constructivist Teaching, the Ideal Learning Roundtable, and Education Deans for Justice and Equity. She was the Principal Investigator for several multimillion dollar state, national, and corporate funded grants to promote early learning with low income populations and English Language Learners and their families.  Currently, she is the Principle Investigator for a collaborative research project involving ten co-researchers from four states, examining how Reggio-inspired education supports emergent bilingual and multilingual learners and their families, with special focus on immigrants and refugees.  Video Link


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May 20, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Kean University Stem Building
1075 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ 07083 United States
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