Instructor: Darcie Donegan
Darcie received her BA at the University of Washington and her Master's degree from Pacific Oaks College in Human Development, specializing in Early Childhood Education and Adult Education. She has worked with young children and their caregivers for over 25 years in a various capacities, including preschool teacher, center director, parent educator, trainer, and consultant. Darcie has also been an international consultant through the Soros Foundation and taught in many different countries. She is currently adjunct faculty in ECE at Western Washington University and Whatcom Community College, where she also coordinates the Parent Education program. Areas of special interest include infants and toddlers, child development, observation and assessment, social-emotional development, child care, and program planning. Darcie is the mother of a teenage son and twin ten-year-old daughters.
Classes by this instructor
Early Childhood: Observation & Assessment explores observation and assessment instruments, as well as recommended practices and available resources for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. The content of this online course includes an emphasis on observing young children and assessing their early childhood learning environments.June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023
Early Childhood: Typical & Atypical Development explores contemporary best practice and perspectives on early childhood development. The content of this online course includes patterns and sequences of typical development for children from birth to six years.June 1, 2017 to June 1, 2023