Dr. Leslie A. Sevey

Department, Office, or School
Department of Elementary Education
  • Professor


Ph.D 2010
Rhode Island College
Early Childhood Education

M. Ed 1996
Rhode Island College
Early Childhood Education & Administration

B.S. 1986
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Child Development & Family Relations

Selected Publications


Sevey, L. (2010). The role of pedagogical documentation in young children’s thinking processes. Unpublished Dissertation, Rhode Island College.

Awards/Special Recognitions

2007 Recipient of the Rhode Island Special Friend of Children Award
2000 Feather Award - Rhode Island Department of Human Services


ECED 661 Directing Early Care and Education Programs
ECED 419 Early Care and Education for Children, Birth to Three Years
ECED 420 Mathematics, Prekindergarten through Second Grade
ECED 429 Social Studies and Science
ELED 300 Concepts of Teaching
ELED 439 Student Teaching in the Elementary School
ELED 469 Student Teaching Seminar in Elementary Education

Research Interests

Young Children’s Thinking Processes
Reggio Emilia Approach
Early Childhood Program Quality