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Columbia College Chicago
Jane Cecil

Jane Cecil

Jane Cecil, MEd, is a lecturer in the Early Childhood Education program in the Education Department at Columbia College Chicago, where she teaches courses, advises, and mentors students who are in the Head Start BA Completion Program.

Ms. Cecil has been a teacher of young children, an education coordinator, and a director of early childhood education programs in both private and public schools, as well as in urban and rural contexts. She provides professional development to early childhood education professionals, both locally and nationally. Her common areas of focus are the learning environment, parent engagement, literacy, materials explorations, and elements of the Reggio Emilia Approach, among others.

Ms. Cecil’s publications include:

Cecil, J., & Alexander, C. (Summer-Fall 2003). The Evolution of Learning through Observation, Interpretation, and Documentation. Innovations, 10, 9-17.

Cecil, J., Cothran, K., & White, L. (September/October 2002). Changes in the Environment through Collaboration. Child Care Information Exchange, 147, 47-49.


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Ms. Jane Cecil
Education Department
Columbia College Chicago
600 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605

Office Location:
33 E. Congress Parkway, Room 610C