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.
Clinical Associate Professor; Assistant Dean for Teacher Education; Director of the Office of Educator Preparation; Program Director of Music Education
Reed, Bonnie R.
Roberson, Judith R.
Coordinator of Field Experiences
Assistant to the Director
Clinical Assistant Professor; Assistant Dean for Outreach and Community Engagement; Director of the UB Teacher Residency Program