Beth Marshall

Beth Marshall

Beth Marshall

Prof Fac Early Childhood Ed

Public Service Careers/Apprenticeships

(734) 677-5031OE102X

Office Hours:

Monday  3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday  1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday  12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Wednesday  3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday  2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.



About Beth Marshall

Beth teaches Early Childhood Education classes at WCC. Her 30 years of experience include the role of classroom teacher, center director, and trainer for resource and referral organizations. She was the Director of Early Childhood Education at HighScope Educational Research Foundation, where she developed curriculum and assessment materials and professional development sessions. Beth was fortunate to have worked with educators throughout the United States and in South Africa, Ireland, the UK, Finland, Mexico, and Canada. Most recently, she was an Education Consultant for Detroit Public Television.

Beth lives in Ypsilanti with her husband and their rescue dog Murphy. She has 2 grown daughters and 4 grandchildren.

MA, Oakland University
BA, Michigan State University

Zero to Three Critical Competencies for Infant-Toddler Educators
Michigan Adverse Childhood Experiences Comunity Champion Trainer

Wakabayashi, T., Andrade-Adaniya, F., Schweinhart, L. J., Xiang, Z., Marshall, B. A., & Markley, C. A. (2020). The impact of a supplementary preschool mathematics curriculum on children's early mathematics learning. Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 53, 329–342.

Epstein, A.S., Marshall, B., Gainsley, S. (2013). COR Advantage: Scoring guide. Ypsilanti, MI: HighScope Press.

Marshall, B. (2013). HighScope today: Pedagogy for learning and development. In J. Georgeson & J. Payler (Eds.), International perspectives on early childhood education and care (pp. 165–178). Berkshire, England: Open University Press.

HighScope Early Childhood Staff, (2009). Small-Group times to Scaffold Early Learning. Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Press.

Marshall, B. (2008). Tasty talk: 40 Mealtime conversation starters. Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Press.

Marshall, B. (2007). HighScope step by step: Lesson plans for the first 30 days. Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Press.

Marshall, B. (2006, November-December). Program improvement - Transforming resolutions into results. Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 21(3).

Marshall, B. (2004, Summer). COR anecdotes: Collecting missing information, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 18 (6).

Marshall, B. (2002, November-December). Teacher planning: Are you skimming the surface or digging deeper? Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 17( 3).

Marshall, B. (2002, September). Nurturing the artist in children, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 17 (1).

Marshall, B. (2001, January-February). TRUST in children’s play, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 15 (4).

Marshall, B. (1999, September). Using the PQA to improve your program, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 14 (1).

Marshall, B. (1997, November-December). Ban it, ignore it, or join it? What to do about superhero play, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 12 (3).

Marshall, B. (1996, October). “My way” Children at the computer area, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 11 (2).

Marshall, B. (1994, November-December). Anecdotes: Focusing in on children, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 9 (3).

Marshall, B. (1993, October). Lights, camera, action! Spotlight on pretend play, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 8 (2).

Marshall, B. (1992, September). Providing opportunities for cultural learning, Ypsilanti, MI: High/Scope Extensions, 7 (1).