Additional Roles Professor
Faculty Member Education 
School of Social Innovation 
Pronouns She/Her/Hers
Education Walden University, Doctor of Education; University of New Haven, Bachelor of Arts; Saint Michaels College, Master of Education
Areas of Expertise
  • Play and Play Research
  • Emerging Literacy
  • Emergent Curriculum
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Robin’s long career of working with students includes teaching and mentoring across a spectrum that includes the very youngest learners as well as adults. She can still be found occasionally reading a story at Stepping Stones Children’s Center in Burlington, Vermont where she served as the Founding Director for 25 years. Robin was a literacy trainer for the Vermont Humanities Council for 20 years. She also served in various roles on the board of the Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children, and is currently the Facilitator of NAEYC’s Play Policy and Practice Interest Forum. She is also a Master Play Coach certified by the Institute for Self-Active Education.

Publications & Abstracts

Connection Between Early Childhood Teachers’ Beliefs and Practices Regarding Play

Curriculum Vitae


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