Mollie von Kampen M.S., Child Development/Early Childhood Education, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2011; B.S., Education/Inclusive Early Childhood Education, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2008,
Lecturer, Lead Teacher, Ruth Staples Child Development Laboratory, Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, College of Education and Human Sciences, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Mollie is focused on innovative teaching and learning techniques. She wrote her master’s thesis on how outdoor environments affect attention and self-regulation behaviors in children with autism. Mollie has experience teaching in a wide variety of classrooms including different age levels, culturally diverse, and varied learning abilities. She holds a teaching certificate for early childhood special education in Nebraska and early childhood education in Kansas.
At UNL, Mollie is a lecturer and a master teacher at Educare of Lincoln. Her experience with developing creative behavior plans, special education and parent communication is an asset for her position with Educare. She works with young, at risk children in the classroom and oversees lesson planning for college students and other Educare teachers. A part of a research team, Mollie, ensures her students receive cutting edge techniques and methods. One of her goals is to incorporate her expertise with special education into her work with young children at Educare.