Bios of Current Members

Jo Ann Iantosca, PhD, MEd, HBA, ECE

Dr. Iantosca is a Professor in the School of Early Childhood Education at Seneca College in Ontario, Canada and supervises undergraduate research in the Bachelor of Child Development program. Dr. Iantosca obtained her PhD from the Faculty of Education, specializing in Applied Psychology at Western University. She has a Master of Education degree, an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Developmental Psychology, and Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Windsor. Dr. Iantosca is also an Ontario certified teacher (OCT) and registered early childhood educator (RECE).

Dr. Iantosca’s research focuses on developmental trajectories in the early years with a focus on early assessment. She authored the interRAI 0-3 instrument, associated collaborative action plans, and validated the developmental domains of the interRAI 0-3 for her doctoral dissertation. Dr. Iantosca has successfully received community and provincial grants for her doctoral research and volunteers in the non-profit sector as a grant proposal manager.

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