Senior Lecturer

Lauren MacKillop is a Lecturer and Program Coordinator of UVM's Early Childhood PreK-3 and Early Childhood Special Education programs, where she has been teaching since 2007.  Her courses taught include Inclusive Pedagogy in Early Childhood Education and Introduction to Early Care & Education.


Tolentino, E.P. and Lawson, L (2015).  “Well, we’re going to kindergarten, so we’re gonna need business cards!”:  A story of preschool emergent readers and writers and the transformation of identity.  Journal of Early Childhood Literacy.

Lawson, L. (2005). Art, writing and young children. Early Childhood Today, 19(5), 44-45.

Manheimer, L. (2000). Harry: A 10-year-old’s last summer; Summer and the school-age child in the hospital; Child life in a non-hospital setting: A play group for substance abusers and their drug-exposed infants and toddlers in Protecting the Emotional Development of the Ill Child by E. Oremland. Madison: Psychosocial Press.

Awards and Recognition

Jackie M. Gribbons Award for Extraordinary Service, UVM College of Education and Social Services (2015)

Associations and Affiliations

Vermont State Teaching License, Early Childhood Special Educator Endorsement, birth through age 6, HQT status for special education primary instruction

Lauren MacKillop

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Special Education


  • C.A.S in Early Childhood Special Education from University of Vermont
  • M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from Mills College


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