[picture]Leslie R. Williams Collection
Professor Leslie Williams was a teacher in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College Columbia University, for 33 years with special interests in multicultural education, early childhood education, curriculum/program development and implementation, and history of early childhood education.

At Teachers College, she co-founded the Rita Gold Center, a day-care and pre-kindergarten lab school for children 3 months to 5 years old. She also co-founded the Early Childhood Encyclopedia Project at Teachers College and Hofstra University, which resulted in The Encyclopedia of Early Childhood Education (co-authored with Doris P. Fromberg). She co-founded the All-Day Kindergarten Network.

She received a Bachelor of Arts at Wellesley, a Master of Arts in teaching at Harvard, and an education doctorate from Teachers College at Columbia University. After receiving her B.A., she volunteered through Volunteers in Service to America at a Head Start in Nondalton, Alaska, where she taught Athabaskan Indian children ages 3 through 6. She is also recognized as a consultant for early care centers and teacher-education programs around the globe, including countries such as Japan, India, the Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Russia, Korea, Crete and Brazil.
Website: http://www.tc.columbia.edu/faculty/...
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[thumbnail] Thought-Provoking Moments in Teaching Young Children: Reflections on Social Class, Sexuality, and Spirituality
by L. Williams & N. Norton (2008)
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[thumbnail] Teachers College Community Mourns for Leslie Williams: Announcements and Responses
by D. Depot (2007)
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[thumbnail] Diverse Gifts: Multicultural Education in the Kindergaten
by L. Williams (1989)
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[thumbnail] Book Review of "Handbook of Research in Early Childhood Education"
by L. Williams (1984)
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[thumbnail] Multicultural education : a source book
by P. Ramsey & L. Williams (2003)
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[thumbnail] Encyclopedia of early childhood education
by L. Williams & D. Pronin Fromberg (1992)
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[thumbnail] ALERTA : a multicultural, bilingual approach to teaching young children
by L. Williams & Y. De Gaetano (1985)
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[thumbnail] Early Childhood Education in the 1970s: Some Reflections on Reaching Adulthood
by L. Williams (1978)
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[thumbnail] Book Review of "Inservice Education: Criteria for and Examples of Local Programs"
by L. Williams (1978)
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[thumbnail] New Visions, New Voices: Future Directions in the Care and Education of Young Children
by L. Williams (1989)
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[thumbnail] The Care and Education of Young Children: The Expanding Contexts, Sharpening Focus
by L. Williams (1989)
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[thumbnail] Curriculum Making In Two Voices: Dilemmas Of Inclusion In Early Childhood Education
by L. Williams (1991)
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