Faculty Bios - Ken Counselman

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    Kenneth Counselman
    Associate Professor

    Email: kcounselman@njcu.edu
    Phone: (201) 200-3402
    Office:  P329
    Specializations: Curriculum for young children, unit blocks

     

    Education

    Claremont Graduate School, M.A, Ph.D.

    St.John’s, B.A.

    Biography

    Ken Counselman has taught both children and adults in California, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey. He has worked in rural, suburban, and urban areas and likes the city best. He has served as member and officer of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in many different capacities: validator and commissioner of the child care accreditation system, secretary of local and state affiliates (MA and NY), and National Governing Board member. He is presently a reviewer and auditor of college and university early childhood and early childhood/special education blended programs for institutions seeking accreditation from NCATE, on which he has previously served as a member of the Board of Examiners. He is a former Vice President of the National Association of Teacher Educators. He is presently interested in curriculum for young children, with a particular affinity for unit blocks.