About the Author:

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Marie L. Masterson, PhD, is the Director of Quality Assessment at the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership at National Louis University and former professor of early childhood education. She is a national speaker, child behavior expert, researcher, and author of multiple books and articles that address behavior guidance, early care and education, and high-quality teaching. Dr. Masterson is an educational consultant to state departments of education, schools, childcare centers, and social-service and parenting organizations. She is a Fulbright specialist and former early childhood specialist for the Virginia Department of Education.

Marie L. Masterson, PhD 's Books

  • The Essentials: Providing High-Quality Family Child Care

    Authors: Marie L. Masterson, Lisa M. Ginet

    Product Code:
    113352 (Softbound)
    9781938113352 (Softbound)
    Age Focus: 0-8

    Description & More Details

    New Product The basic, essential information family child care providers need to run a successful program in a warm, welcoming setting for children and their families.
    Softbound, 80 pages

  • Let's Talk Toddlers: A Practical Guide to High-Quality Teaching

    Author: Marie L. Masterson

    Product Code:
    545752 (Softbound)
    545769 (e-book)
    978-1-60554-575-2 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-576-9 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 1-3

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press New Product Free sample chapter

    This user-friendly book speaks to the realities, challenges, and needs of daily life with rambunctious, enthusiastic, unpredictable toddlers in group settings. With informative and real-life examples, you get immediate take-away action steps that detail solutions and resources for practice. Let’s Talk Toddlers addresses the whole child in the context of family and community. It ensures the highest level of nurture for every area of children’s development, including physical, social-emotional, language, cognitive, self-regulation, and personal skills, such as emotion and behavior regulation and self-care, as well as mental health and well-being.

    232 pages.

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