Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool Administrators to Present at National Conference

Photo of Angela BarnesPhoto of Charlene JenkinsBaton Rouge, LA - Angela Barnes, M.S. and Charlene Jenkins, M.S. will present at the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s Professional Institute on June 11, 2018. The annual conference provides informative and research-based professional development sessions for early childhood professionals.  Barnes and Jenkins will share the journey of how the LSU Early Childhood Education Laboratory Preschool (ECELP) implemented changes to its program’s leadership, philosophy, and curriculum during the transition to a new program model and philosophy.  Participants will learn strategies for implementing change and supporting staff throughout the process. 

Angela is the current Director of LSU ECELP and has been an active leader of organizational change in various early childhood settings.  Charlene Jenkins is the Associate Director of Infant Toddler Programs at LSU ECELP and has over 20 years of experience in early childhood education and administration.  Both currently serve as board members of the East Baton Rouge Parish Early Childhood Network’s Governing Board.

The mission of the National Association of the Education of Young Children is to promote high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. The Professional Institute Conference will take place June 10th – June 13th in Austin, Texas.


About SOE

The LSU School of Education (SOE) offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Research, and Counseling, including two completely online master’s programs. SOE offers a range of professional and academic degree programs that focus on preparing students for careers in education, research, policy formation and implementation, as well as program oversight. The School’s mission is to prepare P-12 educational professionals to be leaders, practitioners, and scholars knowledgeable in contemporary educational issues. SOE is part of the College of Human Sciences & Education.  

Visit the School of Education at lsu.edu/chse/education.


About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree and/or certificate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,120 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

Visit the College of Human Sciences & Education at lsu.edu/chse.