Our Faculty and Staff

Portrait of Elisabeth Etopio.

Director

Elisabeth Etopio, PhD

Dr. Elisabeth Etopio, a former public school music teacher, holds a doctorate in early childhood education from the University at Buffalo and was recognized by the University Graduate School with an excellence in teaching award. Dr. Etopio is a frequent presenter at regional and national conferences on young children’s music and creative movement responses. Her research interests include the professional development of early childhood teachers, the music learning of young children, and the relationship between children’s music learning and social, emotional, and cognitive development. She has 10 years of experience teaching MusicPlay classes for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers, and holds certification in early childhood music levels 1 and 2 from the Gordon Institute for Music Learning.

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Coordinator of Field Experience

Judith R. Roberson

Brown, Michele
Academic Advisor
mbrown4@buffalo.edu
716-645-1070

Etopio, Elisabeth
Assistant Dean for Teacher Education and
Director of the Office of Educator Preparation
etopio@buffalo.edu
716-645-4034

Lalli, Louise
Academic Advisor
lmlalli@buffalo.edu
716-645-6622

Roberson, Judith R.
Coordinator of Field Experiences
jrr25@buffalo.edu
716-645-1068

Shafaei, Nooshin
Assistant Director of the UB Teacher Residency Program
nooshins@buffalo.edu
716-645-3420

Skeans, Joshua
Assistant to the Director
jskeans@buffalo.edu
716-645-1064

Winkelsas, Amanda
Director of the UB Teacher Residency Program
awinkels@buffalo.edu
716-645-1066