Dr. Judy Krause is a Core Faculty member in the School of Education's Early Childhood Education Program at Pacific Oaks College (POC). Judy enjoys teaching at both the Bachelor's and Master's level and has been working with young children and their families since 1978. She began her work with college students in 1989. Dr. Krause's research focuses on literacy in early childhood, as well as implementation of authentic assessment strategies. She is currently exploring teacher's experiences in creating natural learning environments. Judy enjoys working with POC's partners; the Pacific Oaks Children's School, the Children's Center at CalTech and the Child Educational Center. In her spare time, she takes joy in traveling along the coast with her husband, as well as spending time with her grandchildren.
|Ed.D Organizational Leadership||University of La Verne|
|M.A. Elementary Education, Emphasis: Early Childhood||CA State University, Long Beach|
|B.A. Human Development, Specialization: Child Development||CA State University, Long Beach|
|Member||California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAAEYC)|
|Member||National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)|
|Member||Riverside County Local Child Care and Development Council|
|Member||Southern California Association for the Education of Young Children (SCAEYC)|
|Member||Volunteers of America, Los Angeles; Board of Directors|
|Child Development Program Director Permit, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing|
|Regular Children's Center Instructional Permit, California Commission on Teacher Credentialing|
|Cerritos College Child Development Advisory Committee|
|Early Education Action League|
|Glendale College Child Development Advisory Committee|
|Pasadena City College Child Development Advisory Committee|
|Saddleback College Child Development Advisory Committee|
|Child & Adolescent Development||Social Development|
|Birth to 5|
|Early Childhood Education||Learning through Play|
|Literacy in early childhood: Connecting research to practice. Keynote address presented at the Early Childhood Literacy Conference.||Riverside, CA.||April, 2018|
|It’s in every one of us: Building bonds and connections through music. Keynote address presented at the Institute for Early Childhood Education Conference.||La Verne, CA.||March, 2017|
|Take the book out of the nook: Interactive literacy activities for young children [Webinar].||CAPPA Children’s Foundation Child Development Centers 2017 Webinar Series.||March, 2017|
|Transform your classroom: Preparing the indoor and outdoor environment [Webinar].||CAPPA Children’s Foundation Child Development Centers 2016 Webinar Series.||July, 2016|
|Preparing planned physical activities for children [Webinar].||CAPPA Children’s Foundation Child Development Centers 2015 Webinar Series.||Nov., 2015|
|Numerous presentations of the following topics: Assessing and Documenting Young Children’s Learning; Creating a Child Centered Classroom Environment; Creativity in the Preschool Classroom; Language and Literacy in Early Childhood; Science Experiences for Preschoolers||California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAAEYC) and local affiliates||1994-Present|
Krause, J. (2010). My journey: Creating a child centered classroom environment. California Association for the Education of Young Children eConnections. 12, (8-9).
Cary, C. & Krause, J. (2013). Starting small: Little cubs school readiness program. California Professional Development Schools Network News. 2, (5).
Cary, C. & Krause, J (2014). “Getting Ready for School Success: Promoting School Readiness through a Professional Development School Partnership”. National Association for Professional Development Schools [Conference].Las Vegas, Nevada.