SECA Editorial Committee

SECA Editorial Committee


Mari Cortez, Editor
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
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.


Kenya Wolff
Kenya is working full-time as an Early Childhood Studies PhD candidate and teaching undergraduate teacher preparation classes at the University of North Texas.

Floyd Creech
South Carolina
Floyd is the Director of School Readiness for the Florence School District One in South Carolina.


Susan Barnes, Chair

Susan is an Associate Professor in Early Elementary and Reading Education in the Inclusive Early Childhood Education Program at James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

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Martha Garner

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.

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Wilma Robles de Melendez, Ph.D.
Wilma is a professor of early childhood education at the Fischler Graduate School of Education, Nova Southeastern University, in Miami, FL.

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Catheryn Weitman, Ph.D
Catheryn is Dean of University College at Texas A&M International University.