Jean Kang

Specialized Education Services (SES) Department 
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Assistant Professor
Office: 432 SOE Building

Research Interest

early intervention, early childhood special education, collaboration, inclusive practices, school readiness, family-centered practice, personnel preparation


  • Ph.D. in Unified Early Childhood Education, University of Kansas
  • M.S. in Special Education, University of Kansas
  • B.S. in Special Education, Ewha Womens University, South Korea


Jean is an educator who enjoys working with young children with and without disabilities and their families. Her area of focus includes preparing young children, families, teachers, schools, and community so that young children can have successful experiences in early childhood programs and schools. In addition, her passion is in supporting families of young children and building stronger partnership between families and professionals. 

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