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Steed, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Steed

  • School of Education & Human Development

Email Address:elizabeth.steed@ucdenver.edu

Mailing Address:
  • CU Denver

Lawrence Street Center

1380 Lawrence Street

Denver, CO 80204

Dr. Elizabeth Steed joined the School of Education & Human Development in 2013. Prior to coming to University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Steed worked in early intervention with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers with disabilities. She completed an Institute of Education Sciences postdoctoral fellowship in Early Childhood Education at Purdue University and was an Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator for the Early Childhood Special Education program at Georgia State University. Dr. Steed has been the Principal Investigator on a number of research grants. Her research focuses on inclusion, supporting young children’s social emotional competence, and culturally responsive practices in early childhood education.

Dr. Steed’s hobbies include hiking and camping, reading fiction, skiing, and playing USTA tennis.

Areas of Expertise

  • Suspension/expulsion
  • Personnel preparation of early childhood educators
  • Supporting young children's social emotional competence/prevention of challenging behavior

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • BA, University of California, San Diego
  • MS, Northeastern University
  • PhD, University of Oregon

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