Dr. Suzanne E. Swartz

Dr. Suzanne E. Swartz

ses222@lhup.edu | 215 Robinson Learning Center, Lock Haven, PA 17745 | (570) 484-2825

Office Hours:

  • Thursday, 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Or by appointment

Education: 

2014  Ph.D. in Education, The Pennsylvania State University

1993, M.S. in Early Childhood Education, Bloomsburg University

1977, B.S. in Elementary Education, Bloomsburg University

Courses Most Commonly Taught: Observation and Assessment of Young Children, Early Literacy

Professional Publications: 

Swartz, S. E., & J. E. Johnson. A Review of Recent Research on Early Childhood Teacher Education Programs. New York: The Foundation for Child Development, 2010. 

Johnson, J., R. Feine, K. McKinnon, & S. Babu; (with S. E. Swartz, M. Johnson, S. Celik, and M. Chen). A Study of ECE Pre-Service Teacher Education at Major Universities in 38 Pre K States. New York: The Foundation for Child Development, 2010.

Professional Presentations: 

Swartz, S.  “Imaginary Companion Play and Cultural Differences.” Syracuse University, The Pennsylvania State University, and Bloomsburg University Regional Mini-Conference on Play, Child Development, and Early Education, Bloomsburg, PA, April 2014. Conference Speaker. 

Swartz, S. E. “Imaginary Companion Play and Cultural Differences.” Curriculum, Culture, and Child Development, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, April, 2013.  Guest Speaker. 

Swartz, S. E. “Imaginary Companion Play.” Play and Early Childhood Education, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, April 2013.  Guest Speaker. 

Swartz, S. E. “Imaginary Companions and Young Children’s Narrative Competence.” Syracuse University and The Pennsylvania State University Collaborative Conference, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, April, 2012. Conference Speaker. 

Johnson, J. E., & S. E. Swartz. “A Study of ECE Pre-Service Teacher Education at Major Universities in 38 Pre K States.” Syracuse University and The Pennsylvania State University Collaborative Conference, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, April, 2010.  Conference Co-presenter.

Areas of Expertise: Early Childhood Teacher Education, Educative Play, Imaginative Play, Imaginary Companion Play, Children’s Literature, Narrative Skill Development, Dynamic Systems Theory

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