Deborah Schein
Deborah Schein
Affiliated with Master of Education in Early Childhood Education

Deborah Schein PhD is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, Cleveland State University, and Walden University where she received degrees in psychology, curriculum and instruction, and early childhood education respectively. She currently works as a consultant for the Agency of Jewish Learning in Pittsburgh and as a professor for the early childhood graduate program of education at Champlain College in Vermont.

Deborah has co-authored two books, What's Jewish about Butterflies (Handelman and Schein, 2004) and The Great Outdoors (Rivkin with Schein, 2014) as well as several journal articles.

She specializes in professional development of educators and nurturing the spiritual life of children by providing them with time with and in nature. Deborah is also a wife, mother, and grandmother who is passionate about play, nature, and young children.