Brandy Smith, Ed.D.

Instructor, Curriculum & Instruction
(319) 273-7285

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA 50614-0606

Areas of Expertise: 

Social and emotional learning
Learning environments
Inclusive learning practices
Professional development

Courses Taught: 

Infant and Toddler Curriculum and Guidance
Guidance and Instruction in Early Childhood Education
Including Young Children with Special Needs into General Education Program
Introduction to Early Childhood
Child Growth and Development
Communication with Families
Observing and Managing in Early Childhood

Research Interests: 

Social and emotional learning of young children and impacts on learning and development
Environmental impacts on learning and development of young children
Inclusive practices
Professional development of the Early Childhood workforce


Ed.D. University of Northern Iowa-2018 Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. University of Northern Iowa- 2005 Educational Technology
B.A. University of Northern Iowa- 1995 Elementary and Special Education (Reading Endorsement, 1996)