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Mary-alayne Hughes' research interests include families of young children with disabilities and pre-service personnel preparation of individuals (future early interventionists and teachers) who will work with young children with disabilities and their families. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator on a federally-funded personnel preparation grant ("Preparing Culturally Responsive Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Personnel").
- Co-Principal Investigator, Preparing Relationship-Based Early Intervention Personnel (PREP), U.S. Department of Education, 2004-2010
- Senior Personnel, Relationships Project, Cross-Campus Initiative on Promoting Resiliency, 2004-2005
- Co-Principal Investigator, Enhancing Pre-Service Teachers' Resource Family Experience, The Kay Meginnis Endowment for the Enhancement of Special Education Programs, 2004-2004
- Marsili, A, Hughes, Mary-Alayne (2009). Finding Kirk's words: An infant mental health approach to preschool intervention. Young Exceptional Children, 12(2), 2-15.
- Cole, S, McCollum, J, Swinford, L, Dewar, G, Hughes, Mary-Alayne (2009). Moving towards relationship-based practgices in a crisis nursery setting. Early Chlid Develpoment and Care, 179(7), 863-877.
- Hughes, Mary-Alayne, Shaffer, L, Zaghlawan, H (2008). Inclusive playgroups: Supporting the development of infants and toddlers. Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children, 75-92.
In The News
Apr. 2, 2013
The College of Education is pleased to announce the faculty, staff, and students who are recipients of the College's 2013 Faculty and Staff Awards. Recipients will be recognized at the spring faculty meeting, which will be held at 2:00 p.m. on May 2 in room 22 in the Education Building. Read more...