The purpose of this session is to discover what autonomy is as it relates to ECE and techniques to employ to promote autonomy in the classroom. This focuses on ways offering choices affects pre-school childrenâ€™s decisions, and attitudes as well as interventions that encourage children to have control over their decisions.
Dr. Suzette Turner is the director of UCF Creative School for children and has been an ECE instructor for over 10 years. Dr. Turner has 15 years experience as a national accreditation validator, CDA specialist and certified CLASS observer. She holds a B.S. in Childcare Administration, M.A.T. in Early Childhood Education and a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction.