Positions

Overview

  • Jerry Aldridge, Ed.D., is professor emeritus in the School of Education. From 1998-2000, he was president of the United States National Committee for the World Organization for Early Childhood Education (OMEP) and served as a representative for the organization to the United Nations from 2012-2014. He served on the publications committee of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) from 1996-2011. He received the 1995 Dean's Award for Outstanding Service to the UAB School of Education and the 1997 UAB President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 2000, he received the UAB Ingalls Award for Excellence in Classroom Teaching. He was the keynote speaker for the doctoral hooding ceremony at UAB in December of 2008. Dr. Aldridge currently serves as a faculty member in UAB's Transcisciplinary Teaming program funded through the U. S. Department of Education. He has published 17 books and over 200 articles.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2016 Beyond the Brady Bunch: Hybrid Families and Their Evolving Relationships With Early Childhood Educators 2016
    2015 Helen Marot's Life and Socio-Political Works from 1900-1920 2015
    2015 The Life and Educational Works of Mary S. Marot from 1900-1920 2015
    2015 Transforming transdisciplinary early intervention and early childhood special education through intercultural education 2015
    2014 The Life and Works of Alice Chipman Dewey from 1909-1919 2014
    2014 New Light on the Early History of Walden School 2014
    2014 Using Family Case Studies with Graduate Students Through Transdisciplinary Graduate Education 2014
    2014 Forgotten Women of Educational Psychology: Redeeming Their Contributions in the 21st Century 2014
    2014 Matriarchs of Experimental and Progressive Education:Ten Women Who Influenced John Dewey 2014
    2014 Effect of HIV/AIDS on Children's Attitudes Toward Learning: Voices of Teachers and Caregivers in Western Kenya 2014
    2014 Anna Freud and Early Intervention/Education: What Can NAEYC and DEC Learn? 2014
    2014 Competing Histories of Elementary School Instruction:The Example of Alabama in 1920 2014
    2014 Before and Beyond Psychoanalysis: Anna Freud As Educator 2014
    2013 School/Parent Partnership, Post-Katrina: Lake Forest Elementary Charter School 2013
    2012 Among the Periodicals: What Is the Value of Play? 2012
    2012 Issues in Education: Tiger Moms: Five Questions That Need to be Answered: James D. Kirylo, Editor 2012
    2011 Parallels in the beliefs and works of Margaret Fuller and Carl Jung: Dreams, literature, spirituality, and gender 2011
    2011 Among the Periodicals: What Every Teacher Should Know about Bullying 2011
    2011 Among the Periodicals 2011
    2010 The Marginalization of Women Educators: A Consequence of No Child Left behind 2010
    2010 Among the Periodicals: Differentiated Instruction 2010
    2009 Among the Periodicals: Gender and Education 2009
    2009 Among the Periodicals: Ecological Issues Related to Children's Health and Safety 2009
    2009 Issues in Education: Another Woman Gets Robbed? What Jung, Freud, Piaget, and Vygotsky Took from Sabina Spielrein 2009
    2009 Teachers' and caregivers' perceptions of gender differences in educational experiences of children affected by parental AIDS in western Kenya 2009
    2009 Among the Periodicals: Issues Related to Family and Culture 2009
    2008 Among the Periodicals: Globalization and Education 2008
    2008 Among the Periodicals: Teaching for Success 2008
    2008 Among the Periodicals: What's Happening in Special Education? 2008
    2007 Among the Periodicals: Strengthening the Home-School-Community Partnership 2007
    2007 Among the Periodicals: Valuing Individual Differences 2007
    2007 Re-examining Diversity Issues in Childhood Education: An Introduction 2007
    2007 Among the Periodicals: The Politics of Reading First 2007
    2006 Among the Periodicals: Whatever Happened to Social Studies? 2006
    2006 Among the Periodicals: Human Development and Learning 2006
    2006 Among the Periodicals: Learning from History 2006
    2005 Among the Periodicals: Current Research Topics in Childhood Education 2005
    2005 Among the Periodicals: Improving Vocabulary Instruction 2005
    2005 Among the Periodicals: The Importance of Oral Language 2005
    2005 Effects of developmentally appropriate practices on children's development: A review of research and discussion of methodological and analytic issues 2005
    2004 Among the Periodicals: Teaching to Transform the World 2004
    2004 Among the Periodicals: Recent Research on Reading Recovery 2004
    2004 Among the Periodicals: The Transition to School and Early Literacy Development 2004
    2003 Among the Periodicals: Rethinking the No Child Left behind Act of 2001 2003
    2003 Among the Periodicals: Keeping Assessment Authentic in an Era of High-Stakes Testing and Accountability 2003
    2002 Among the Periodicals: Progressive Education in the 21st Century 2002
    2002 Among the Periodicals: Making Inclusion Work 2002
    2002 Among the Periodicals: Preparing Educators to Work with Students from Diverse Backgrounds 2002
    2001 Among the periodicals: Rethinking Standardized High-Stakes Testing 2001
    2001 Among the periodicals: Issues concerning the Rights of Children 2001
    2000 Among the Periodicals: Working with Families in the 21st Century 2000
    2000 Among the Periodicals: The Future of Character Education 2000
    2000 Among the Periodicals: Practical Applications of Brain Research 2000
    1999 Genre, content, and organization of kindergarten children's oral story inventions 1999
    1999 Among the Periodicals: Rethinking Literacy Development and Education 1999
    1999 Among the Periodicals: Rethinking Literacy Development and Education 1999
    1999 Amongs the Periodicals: Technology and Education 1999
    1999 Measuring and evaluating early childhood prospective practitioners' attitudes toward computers 1999
    1998 Among the Periodicals: Current Issues in Teaching and Learning 1998
    1998 Continuing Tensions in Education 1998
    1997 Direct versus indirect environmental print instruction and early reading ability in kindergarten children 1997
    1996 Learning about environmental print through picture books 1996
    1994 Personal Narrative Themes of African-American Mothers 1994
    1994 Developmental progression of environmental print recognition in Kindergarten children 1994
    1994 Primary teachers' classroom practices and their perceptions of children's attention problems. 1994
    1993 Psychological rationales for grouping children. 1993
    1992 Responses of first-grade children to concepts about printed material before and after shared reading experiences. 1992
    1991 Environmental print as strategy for developmental literacy of young atypical children. 1991
    1990 Hyperactive or "activity hyper": Helping young children attend in appropriate environments 1990
    1990 Staff development ideas 1990
    1989 Helping children build self-esteem 1989
    1989 AIDS education and policies among Southern Baptist church leaders in the state of Texas. 1989
    1987 Young children teach themselves to read and write 1987
    1987 A beginning reading strategy 1987
    1987 Elementary teachers' cognitive and affective perceptions of exceptional children. 1987
    1987 Emergencies in the classroom 1987
    1985 Adapting tests for mainstreamed students 1985
    1985 The Learning Center 1985
    1984 The Learning Center: Pick Some “P's” to Perk Up Your Reading Program 1984
    1983 3 for Me Is Better Than 2 for You 1983
    1983 Ten reasons why peer tutoring won't work 1983

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2013 Critical pedagogy for early childhood and elementary educators 2013

    Teaching Activities

  • EPR610 - Child Psychology (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • EDR652 - Pre/Early Reading Instruction (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • ECE790 - Internship ECE and Development (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE792 - Directed Readings in Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • ECY689 - Adv Topics in Spec Education (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • ECY689 - Adv Topics in Spec Education (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE730 - Dr Sem I: Issues Dev Theory (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE792 - Directed Readings in Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE793 - Individual Research in ECE (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE794 - Current Research Topics ECE (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • EDC720 - Problems and Issues in Educ (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • EDC729 - EDS Research Project II (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • EEC673 - Teaching in Multi-Cultural Soc (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • ECE631 - Program for Young Children (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE732 - Dr Sem III: ECE Dev Studies (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE749 - Adv Early Childhood Curriculum (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE790 - Internship ECE and Development (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE793 - Individual Research in ECE (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE794 - Current Research Topics ECE (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECY689 - Adv Topics in Spec Education (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • EDC720 - Problems and Issues in Educ (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE790 - Internship ECE and Development (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE792 - Directed Readings in Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE794 - Current Research Topics ECE (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • EEC692 - Curriculum Projects (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • ECY689 - Adv Topics in Spec Education (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • ECY689 - Adv Topics in Spec Education (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE631 - Program for Young Children (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE760 - Current Issues in Education (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE792 - Directed Readings in Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE793 - Individual Research in ECE (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE794 - Current Research Topics ECE (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • EDC706 - Dynamics of Educational Change (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • EDC720 - Problems and Issues in Educ (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • EDC720 - Problems and Issues in Educ (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • EEC625 - Critical Pedagogy P-6 Educ (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • ECE631 - Program for Young Children (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • ECE730 - Dr Sem I: Issues Dev Theory (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • ECE732 - Dr Sem III: ECE Dev Studies (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • ECE740 - Research Apprenticeship (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • EEC573 - Teaching in Multi-Cultural Soc (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Arts in Early Childhood Education and Teaching, University of Alabama 1982
  • Doctor of Education in Special Education and Teaching, University of Alabama 1978
  • Education Specialist in Special Education and Teaching, University of Alabama 1976
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Elementary Education and Teaching, University of West Alabama 1973
  • Full Name

  • Jerry Aldridge