Barbara Gibson Warash, Ed.D.

Director
WVU Child Development Laboratory School

http://nurseryschool.wvu.edu

Professor
Child Development and Family Studies
Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Office: 507E Allen Hall
Phone: 304-293-2110
E-mail: bobbie.warash@mail.wvu.edu


EDUCATION

Ed.D. West Virginia University. 1991.
Curriculum and Instruction.

M.S. Florida State University. 1976.
Child Development.

B.S. West Virginia University. 1974.
Child Development.

Teaching Credentials
State of West Virginia, Teachers Certificate: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education.
State of West Virginia, Department of Education, Teaching Certificate: Preschool – 5th grade.
State of Florida, Department of Education, Teachers Certificate: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education.


RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Curriculum Development
  • Early Childhood Education/Development
  • Play Development

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1980 to Present:
West Virginia University, Director of WVU Child Development Laboratory.

1977 to 1980:
Education Director, North Central West Virginia Head Start, Fairmont, WV.

1976 to 1977:
Program Director and Teacher, Sunshine Opportunity School, Sylacauga, Alabama.


COURSES TAUGHT

  • Infant and Toddler Literacy
  • Leadership in Early Childhood
  • Preschool Content Standards/Assessment
  • Preschool Inclusion
  • Child Development Practicum with Labs
  • Early Childhood Internship – Student Teaching
  • Each Childhood Reading
  • Child Care Training Course
  • Practicum with Working with Young Children
  • Theory in working with young Children
  • Preschool Motor Development class
  • Literacy Environment Enrichment Program (grant)

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

  • West Virginia Association for Education of Young Children
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Southern Early Childhood Association
  • North American Reggio Emilia Alliance, West Virginia Representative

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