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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
Classroom climate, community involvement, family involvement, teacher preparation, inquiry approach, pedagogy, curriculum
Spadoni College of Education
Nancy Ratcliff, associate professor of early childhood education, joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 2002. She earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees in elementary/early childhood education from Indiana State University in 1977 and 1981, respectively. She earned a Ph.D. in elementary education and early childhood child psychology from Indiana State University.
Her areas of expertise include the classroom climate and its effect on student achievement, family and community involvement in education, teacher preparation in the area of working with families and community, use of inquiry approach, pedagogy and curriculum.