Dr. Jan Carpenter, education department chair, presented at the Association for Middle Level Education Conference in November 2012.
Department of Education
MAT, Lewis & Clark College
The Foundations of Emergent and Early Literacy
Margaret Leonard is currently an early childhood and parent educator for the West Linn-Wilsonville School District. She has worked with students from 12 months of age to Elderhostel students.
She earned a master's degree in teaching from Lewis and Clark College and an undergraduate degree in natural resources from the University of Michigan.
In addition to early childhood learning and development, her professional interests include place- and community-based education and writing with students of all ages.