“Our returning adults make a purposeful decision about their education, about life changes, so they tend to be very motivated students. They have a lot of work experience and bring a certain amount of credibility to the classroom. Their histories and backgrounds and cultures are assets that contribute to learning.”
"Early childhood education has always been a field based on the vision of new possibilities for a more humane and peaceful world. It was during my years as a college instructor for women in poverty entering early childhood education that I began to explore and develop new ways of teaching that recognize the strengths and gifts of our nontraditional students."