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Department of Educator Preparation and Leadership

Na Young Kong received her Ph.D in the Department of Special Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Unified Education from the University of Kansas. She also earned her master’s degree in the Department of Special Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education at the University of Texas at Austin.

Her research interests focus on early literacy; multi-tiered systems of support in early education settings; dual language learners; and evidenced based, culturally responsive, family-centered service provision for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with and at risk for developmental delays and their families.

Na Young teaches courses related to inclusive early childhood education, family-professional partnership, and the successful inclusion for all students.

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e-mail

kongn@umsl.edu

phone

(314) 516-6557

office

365 Marillac Hall