Early Childhood Education

Salle Beneke Sallee Beneke

Sallee Beneke is currently an Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education  at St. Ambrose University. Sallee received her PhD in Special Education from the University of Illinois. Sallee has been a Resource Specialist for STARnet, Kindergarten teacher, director of a lab school, college instructor, master teacher, prekindergarten at-risk teacher, early childhood special education teacher, and childcare center director. Sallee has authored or co-authored books and published articles on the Project Approach, documentation of children’s learning, science and oral language development, and calendar time in early childhood classrooms. Sallee can be contacted at

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