Elise C. Tepper Education Fellow
Every year, through the generosity of Elise C. Tepper, who is an alumna of the School of Education and former early childhood educator, Hunter College welcomes a practitioner in residence in her name. The Elise C. Tepper Visiting Education Fellow supports early childhood education by engaging the community through activities such as teaching and other projects that include developing curricula and participating in seminars, public lectures, and panel discussions.
During the 2019-2020 academic year, we welcomed Dr. Carol Trivette, a professor of Early Childhood Education at East Tennessee State University. Dr. Trivette earned her PhD from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in Child Development and Family Relations. Her research interests focus on identifying evidence-based practices for working with children and families in the areas of responsive parental interactions with their children with disabilities, family-centered practices and family support, and the development of tools and scales to support the implementation of evidence-based practices with fidelity.