Dr. Ching-I Chen

Dr. Ching-I Chen

Lifespan Dev & Educ Sciences
Assistant Professor
Campus:
Kent
Contact Information
Phone:
330-672-0609

Biography

Ching-I Chen, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the area of early childhood intervention at Kent State University. She received her doctorate in early intervention/special education from the University of Oregon (UO). Prior to joining Kent State University in 2014, she was a university postdoctoral fellow/project coordinator at the Early Childhood Personnel Center of University of Connecticut Health Center, and has served a practitioner for young children with special needs and their families. Ching’s research interests focus on: (1) the development and application of culturally and linguistically relevant early childhood assessments; and (2) personnel development in early childhood intervention. She has involved in several research projects regarding developmental screening tools and curriculum-based assessments, as well as personnel development at the pre-service and in-service levels

Education

Ph.D. in Early Intervention/ Special Education, University of Oregon

Expertise

The development and application of culturally and linguistically relevant early childhood assessments; Personnel development in early childhood intervention

Research Methods

Quantitative and single-case research design

Awards/Achievements

  • Researcher
  • United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Chair
  • Screening and Evaluation of Early Childhood Development