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Faculty Profile: Julienne Ugalde

 

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Julienne Ugalde
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Human Services
 
 
Office: Foundress 210
Office Hours: 
Monday: 1 to 4 p.m.
Wednesday: 1 to 4 p.m.
And by appointment
 
 
Education:
Master of Science, Early Childhood Education, Wheelock College
Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education, Certification: K-3, Worcester State University
Associate of Arts, Early Childhood Education, Quinsigamond Community College
 
Biography: 
Julienne has been an early childhood educator for over 30 years with wide-ranging experiences in teaching and mentoring children, families and educators. Advocating for children as a public school teacher, preschool director, family support facilitator, and after-school instructor. Julienne has presented workshop sessions on a variety of early childhood topics at the NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) for seven consecutive years. She is currently pursuing her second graduate degree at William James College in Newton, MA in expressive arts and counseling with a minor in military psychology. Julienne teaches children's art workshops at the Worcester Art Museum. She is a Blue Star Mother and is interested in working with veterans and their families in diverse settings.
 
Favorite Quote or Motto:
"What you do today can improve all your tomorrows" - Ralph Marston
 
Courses Taught at Anna Maria:
Guiding Children's Behavior
Observation, Documentation and Assessment
Education, Culture and Society
First Year Seminar
Families and Community
Fostering Mental Health
Methods and Materials
Early Childhood Curriculum
Foundations of Justice and Social Sciences
Internship
 
Research Interests:
Julienne is pursuing her interest in military psychology. She is looking at the effects of military deployment on young children and their families. Julienne is a member of the Military Child Education Coalition, and has attended a conference in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2015.
 
Publications:
Ugalde, J. (2007). "Children's Art Show: An Educational Family Experience." 
Journal of the National Association for the Education of Young
Children Journal. 
 
Ugalde, J. (2014). "A Photo Journal Assignment: Creating Opportunities
for Transformative Learning in the Millennial Classroom." Currents in 
in Teaching and Learning, vol.6, n.2. 
 
Ugalde, J. (2014). "Using Clay and Drawing Exercises to Encourage Group 
Work Skills." NEFDC Conference.