Early Childhood Education has become a significant career choice over the past several years and it is important to discuss why, as well as how the faculty in the College of Education at AUM are preparing future teachers to be global educators of the 21st century.
Dr. Gil Dueñas
Professor in the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Technology
Auburn University at Montgomery
College of Education
Dr. Dueñas teaches both undergraduate and graduate-level courses. He also supervises candidates enrolled in the field experience, as well as the early childhood practicum and internship. Dr. Dueñas was born and raised in East Los Angeles, California. Following high school completion, he served a 30-year military career in the United States Air Force. Prior to his current professional work, he worked 7.5 years as a third-grade classroom teacher at a K-3 public school in central Alabama.
Mrs. Laura Wildman
Early Learning Center
As the director of at Auburn University at Montgomery Early Learning Center, the laboratory preschool for the College of Education. She supervises the practicum students and interns that complete field experience within the ELC and teaches the undergraduate course, Foundations of Education. Mrs. Laura is originally from Nashville, TN. She moved to Alabama in 2003 to attend college at Auburn University where she received her bachelors and masters degree in Early Childhood Special Education. Her professional work includes teaching preschool special education for Auburn City Schools for 9 years and she is now in her fifth year at AUM where she has worked as lead teacher and director of the Early Learning Center.
This virtual fair is an event for high school counselors, principals, and advisors. This is a great chance to get ready for the new term and student advising!
Taylor Center 101
7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday