Lee Ann Jung, PhD, is Professor and Director of International School Partnerships for the College of Education at University of Kentucky. She has worked in the field of special education since 1994 and has served in the roles of teacher, administrator, researcher, and consultant. Lee Ann is actively engaged with schools and districts in supporting growth in the areas of standards-based assessment, family support, IEP/IFSP development, planning intervention, and measuring progress.
Lee Ann has authored or coauthored 4 books. Two were finalists for the Distinguished Achievement award from the Association of Educational Publishers and one was nominated for the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education’s Book of the Year. Her book, Assessing Young Children with Gayle Mindes is the best-selling early childhood assessment textbook. She has authored more than 35 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has been awarded more than 4 million dollars in federal funding to support personnel preparation and research. Lee Ann has served as associate editor for Young Exceptional Children (YEC), guest editor and editorial board member of Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, and is currently an editorial board member for YEC and Journal of Early Intervention.