Maris H. Krasnow
Clinical Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education
Phone: 998 5207
Dr. Maris H. Krasnow is a Clinical Associate Professor in New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development. She is the former Program Director of the Undergraduate Program in Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education in the Department of Teaching and Learning and presently teaches courses and supervises student teachers on both the graduate and undergraduate level in those programs. She has been actively involved in school reform, including the design and implementation of an NYU partnership middle school in NYC’s Lower East Side and in the evaluation and development of Head Start Programs. She is the co-author with Dr. Marilyn Sobelman of Inquiring Into Teaching and Learning: Explorations and Discoveries for Prospective Teachers. Dr. Krasnow’s interests include special education, early childhood education, social justice, school reform, and teacher development. She is especially interested in the Reggio Emilia approach to teaching and learning. Additionally, she is a Board Member of the Westchester Children’s Association, an advocacy organization dedicated to addressing the needs of young children and youth and their families and keeping those issues actively on the public agenda.