ACEI welcomes new Country Liaison from Jordan
ACEI is pleased to welcome our new volunteer Country Liaison, Omayya M. Al-Hassan, representing the nation of Jordan. Omayya serves as an Associate Professor and Dean at the Hashemite University - Queen Rania Faculty for Childhood (QRFC) in Jordan. She has a PhD degree in Education and Communication/Early Childhood Education from Newcastle University in the United Kingdom. Before moving to the UK to pursue her PhD degree, she was a teacher, teacher trainer, and supervisor at the Jordanian Ministry of Education. Omayya is also a member of the National Committee for Human Resources Development in Jordan, and a member of the Accreditation Committee of childhood education programs at Jordanian universities. Her research interests include early childhood teacher education, teacher thinking, parental involvement, childrearing values, inclusion, early intervention, and children and families in difficult situations.