Professional and Alumni

KON Member Spotlight

This feature on the KON Website highlights an outstanding campus member or alumni member who has contributed to the chapter or community in a significant way. Share your recent accomplishments and honors and/or newsworthy activities and success stories.

The Member Spotlight is by invitation or by nomination and is selected by staff. One outstanding member is highlighted each month.

A picture and short bio should accompany the nomination. Submit to

Member Spotlight - June 2015

Elizabeth King

Elizabeth KingElizabeth King, winner of one of this year's Kappa Omicron Nu doctoral fellowships, is pursuing her doctorate degree in Human Development and Family Studies at The University of North Carolina Greensboro. Her goal as a scholar is to teach and mentor future early childhood educators, and to serve as an advocate for children and teachers through research in early childhood education and service to her university and community. Elizabeth's dissertation research focuses on teachers' discussions of emotions in toddler classrooms and toddlers' social emotional competence.

Additionally, Elizabeth's work has focused on teacher preparation and professional development, specifically concentrating on preparing teachers to discuss diversity and social issues in early childhood education classrooms, as well as the importance of teachers' work environments.


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