Anne BladenAnne Bladen, MA

Executive Director/Teaching Faculty

Interests: Creating caring communities of diverse children, families and students.  Engaging families in their child’s learning through workshops, resources, events and daily contact.  Early identification of children’s special needs and helping families find appropriate resources.  Supporting teachers in continuous professional growth and staying passionate about working with children

Favorite part of the ECD/ECDE program: Helping students develop relationships with children and families and rediscovering the joy of play.

Courses taught:
HDFS 3180
HDFS 4181W

1989- BA Bryn Mawr College, Anthropology
1994- MA University of Connecticut, Education

Activities Beyond UCONN:
Mansfield Advocates for Children