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Mary Barbara Boat

Title: Associate Professor and Director School of Education
Office: 615B Teachers College
Tel: 513-556-3817
Email: mary.boat@uc.edu

Dr. Mary Boat received her PhD. in Educational Psychology-Special Education with concentrations in early childhood and developmental disabilities from the University of Minnesota. Prior to coming to the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Boat was a faculty member at Western Carolina University where she worked with the interdisciplinary birth through kindergarten teacher licensure program. Dr. Boat's primary focus is young children with or at risk for disabilities. She has conducted research and published in the areas of social competence in preschool age children with disabilities, program development in teacher education, effective instruction in preschool settings/Head start, and assessment in early childhood. She is the recipient of federal and state funding including grants related to assessment and instruction in early childhood/Head Start and developing  on-line teacher education for working with infants and toddlers and their families.

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