Human Development and Family Studies

Karen LaParo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
School of Health and Human Sciences
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
PO Box 26170
Greensboro, NC 27402-6170

Phone: (336) 256-0097
Fax: (336) 334-5076


My primary research focuses on effective teaching in early childhood classrooms. WIthin this area, I focus on pre-service teacher development, practicum and student teaching experiences of pre-service teachers and cooperating teachers, and assessing effective teachers and quality classrooms.

For more information about me, please visit my Curriculum Vita (pdf) or send me an email.

My Current Students:

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Brittany Hewett, M.S.
Ph.D. Student
Amy Johnson, M.S.
Ph.D. Student
Liz King, M.S.
M.S./Ph.D. Combined Student
Currently working on her Ph.D.