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School of Family Studies and Human Services

Misti Johnson-Olthoff

Instructor

Contact Information

101B Hoeflin Stonehouse
785-532-3534
mlj6966@k-state.edu

Education

  • M.S. Family Studies and Human Services; Early Childhood Education- Kansas State University (2007)
  • B.S. Family Studies and Human Services; Early Childhood Education- Kansas State University (2005)

Credentials and/or Certifications:

  • Kansas Early Childhood Education – Provisional Teaching License
  • Texas Standard Classroom Teacher Generalist EC-4
  • Texas English as a Second Language Supplemental EC-4
  • Texas Pedagogy & Professional Responsibilities EC- 4
  • International Baccalaureate -- Making the PYP Happen & The Written Curriculum
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Red Cross CPR

Areas of Specialization:

  • Children ages 6 weeks to kindergarten

Courses Taught:

  • ECED 420 Interaction Techniques with Young Children
  • ECED 428 Exceptional Development in Early Childhood

Professional Biography:

Misti has experienced a variety of educational settings: Graduate Teacher Assistant in a toddler classroom (KSU), pre-kindergarten at a non-profit Child Development Center (Addison, TX), pre-kindergarten at a private for-profit Early Childhood Center (Plano, TX), and as a kindergarten teacher in a public charter (Dallas, TX) and is currently the Lead Teacher/Supervising Instructor at the Stone House Early Childhood Education Center.

Personal Information:

Outside of working directly with young children and college students, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Matt, and son, Kipton Lee. she enjoys her rescue beagles, traveling, outdoor activities, yoga, and watching college athletics.

Vita (pdf)