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Jennifer Grisham, Ed.D.

Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Counselor Education
621 South Limestone
(859) 257-8943

Jennifer Grisham is a professor and program chair in the Interdisciplinary Early Childhood Education program and faculty director of the Early Childhood Laboratory school. She is co-author of two books on blended education in early childhood education (Blended Practices in Early Childhood Education and Blended Assessment Practices in Early Childhood Education – in press). Her research interests include authentic assessment, tiered instruction, and inclusion of children with significant disabilities.

Dr. Grisham is co-founder of a children’s home and preschool program in Guatemala City called Hope for Tomorrow, where she accompanies students for the education abroad program.

Vita (PDF)

Research categories: Early Childhood Education, Disabilities


Recent Publications:

Grisham, J., & Hawkins-Lear, S. How to Work with Young Children at a Distance.<br>In B. Collins, (Ed.). No One Ever Told Me I Would Have to Teach Like That! Guidelines for Special Education Teachers Working with Remote Students. Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
Shepley, C. N., & Grisham-Brown, J. (2019). Applied behavior analysis in early childhood education: An overview of policies, research, blended practices, and the curriculum framework. Behavior Analysis in Practice, 12, 235-246.
Shepley, C. N., & Grisham-Brown, J. (2019). Multi-tiered systems of support for preschool-aged children: A review and meta-analysis. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 47, 196-308.
Hawkins-Lear, S., & Grisham-Brown, J. L. (2018). Teaching Early Math Skills to Young Children with Disabilities in Rural Early Childhood Settings. Rural Special Education Quarterly.
Shepley, C., Grisham-Brown, J. L., Lane, J. et al. (2017). Effects of a training package to increase teachers’ fidelity of naturalistic instructional procedures in inclusive preschool classrooms. Teacher Education and Special Education.