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Natalie Danner

Natalie Danner

Assistant Professor, Division of Teacher Education

503-838-9284 | dannern@wou.edu | RWEC 130

Ph.D. in Early Childhood Special Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.S.E. in Early Childhood Special Education, Fordham University
M.A. in School Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University
B.A. in Elementary Education, University of Arizona



Natalie Danner is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at Western Oregon University.  She comes to Western with over ten years of experience teaching young children with disabilities in general education classrooms, particularly in Montessori multi-age classrooms.  Natalie is honored to help future early childhood teachers achieve their professional goals.

Research and Publications

Courses taught:

ED 345: Designing Early Childhood Environments
ED 411:Clinical Experience I (birth – 4th grade inclusive settings)
ED 412:Clinical Experience II (birth – 4th grade inclusive settings)
ED 449W: Observation and Assessment of the Young Child in ECE


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