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Washington State University
Adair Lawrence

Adair Lawrence

Senior Instructor   509-335-7943 Johnson Tower 614, Pullman

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Education/Training

  • M.S. Child Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Idaho, 1995
  • B.S. Home Economics, Child Development and Family Relations, University of Idaho, 1992
  • A.A. Liberal Arts, Sierra College, 1983

Professional Experience

2006-Present
Senior Instructor, Department of Human Development, Washington State University

1996-2006
Instructor, Department of Human Development Washington State University

Fall 1998
Lecturer, School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Idaho

1995-1996
Lecturer, School of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Idaho

1992-1996
Lead Teacher,  Child Development Laboratory, School of Child, Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Idaho

1984-1985
Co/owner/operator, Cozy Corner Family Childcare, Roseville CA.

1981-1984
Preschool teacher, Placer County Daycare, Roseville CA.

Courses Taught

  • Principles and Methods of Observation, University of Idaho
  • Infancy and Early Childhood, University of Idaho
  • Early Childhood Practicum, University of Idaho
  • Developmental Curriculum for Young Children, University of Idaho
  • Learning and Guidance in Early Childhood, Washington State University
  • Parent-Child Relationships, Washington State University
  • Middle Childhood Through Adolescence, Washington State University
  • Early Childhood Practicum, Washington State University

Interest Areas

  • Feeding young children in group settings
  • Developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood care and education
  • NAEYC Accreditation and Validation
  • Parent/child/teacher relationships – creating a caring community for children
  • Parent education

Publications

Branen, L., Fletcher, J., Lawrence, A., (1997). Late Adolescent’s perceptions of their caregiver’s feeding styles and those they will use with their own children.Adolescence 32 (126), 287-298