- Early childhood and preschool
Catherine Scott-Little is currently an associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Working with Sharon Lynn Kagan and other colleagues at Teachers College, Scott-Little has completed several national studies on state-level early learning and development standards (ELDS), including a content analysis of 46 preschool ELDS, analyzed the content of infant-toddler early learning guidelines, and analyses of ELDS from states participating in the North Carolina Enhanced Assessment Grant Consortium. She has served as an advisor on ELDS in numerous states. Scott-Little completed her undergraduate degree in child and family development at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a doctorate in human development at the University of Maryland, College Park. She worked as a deputy director of a large Head Start program and served as the director of the Expanded Learning Opportunities Project at the SERVE Center prior to joining the Human Development and Family Studies faculty.