SECA Publications

SECA Editorial Committee



Mari Cortez, Editor
Texas
Mari is currently serving as the Chair of the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching at the University of Texas at San Antonio. 




Diane Bales

Georgia
Diane is a faculty member in the Department of Human Development and Family Science at The University of Georgia, with teaching and research interests focused on early childhood education from birth through age 8.



Wilma Robles de Melendez, Ph.D.

Florida
Wilma is a professor of early childhood education at the Fischler Graduate School of Education, Nova Southeastern University, in Miami, FL.




Jeff Leffler
Mississippi
Jeff is the Executive Director of the Center for Child Development at the University of Southern Mississippi.





Dr. Charlotte Hendricks
Alabama
Charlotte is President of Healthy Childcare Consultants, Inc. and Coordinator for JCCEO Head Start Center of Excellence in Birmingham, AL.




Catheryn Weitman, Ph.D

Texas
Catheryn is Dean and Professor of Educational Administration at Texas A&M International University.




Susan Barnes
Virginia
Susan is an Assistant Professor in Early Elementary and Reading Education and a Coordinator in the Inclusive Early Childhood Education Program at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.




Martha Garner
Louisiana
Martha has taught pre-K and kindergarten in Louisiana for 15 years. She is currently teaching at St. Charles Street Elementary in Jeanerette and is the Editor of Collaborations, the journal of the Lousiana Early Childhood Association.



Joanna Grymes, Ph.D., Chair
Arkansas
Joanna is Associate Professor of Teacher Education at Arkansas State University. She is the current Arkansas Representative to the SECA Board of Directors.




Katari Coleman
Tennessee
Katari Coleman currently serves as the statewide program director for the Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA), an early childhood training and educational support program within the Center of Excellence for Learning Sciences at Tennessee State University (TSU).