Alexa Fraley Gardner

Alexa Fraley Gardner 

Curriculum Coordinator and Advanced Instructor in Child Development Center 

Office

Wallace Hall
295 West Campus Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone

540-231-4791

Email

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Expertise

  • Reggio Emilia Philosophy and Pedagogy
  • Educational Psychology
  • Art and Young Children
  • Interdisciplinary Curriculum
  • Inquiry-Based Learning
  • Intergenerational Programs

Professional Activities

  • Curriculum Coordinator, Child Development Center, Department of Human Development, Virginia Tech
  • Star Quality Rater, Virginia's Star Quality Initiative (VSQI)
  • Child Development Center, Department of Human Development, Virginia Tech, former Professional Classroom Teacher
  • North American Reggio Emilia Alliance
  • Former New River Valley VSQI Co-Coordinator

Education

  • M.Ed. Virginia Tech
  • B.S. Virginia Tech

Research Interests

    Current Research

    Quality classroom environments and the Virginia Star Quality Initiative

    STEM in Early Childhood Education

    Intergenerational Programs