Meet Our Staff

Gloria Jones-Dance

Gloria Jones-Dance, M.S.

Associate Professor

Teacher Preparation

Simkins (Alder) Building

Phone: (509) 865-8539

Ext: 2115


Office Location: Simkins 2122
Office hours:  Tu & Th 9AM -11AM and TBA


Bachelors of Arts- Washington State University: Child & Family Studies
Masters of Science–Walden University – Early Childhood Education – Emphasis in Public Policy and Child advocacy
Masters of Business – Colorado Technical University – Emphasis in Human Resource and Business management

Subject categories

Child development, Assessment and Observation, Cultural Competency, Diversity, Community Collaboration in Early Childhood, Developmental appropriateness, Curriculum Domains, infant/toddler, Multicultural, Young children and brain development, Social Emotional, Family Engagement, Home visiting, Leadership, Curriculum development, Primary education Fundamentals, Differentiated Instruction, Foundations of Early Childhood, Language Development

Community Affiliation

Investing in Children: Nomination committee & Professional Development workgroup
YWCA Racial/Equity Justice Committee
PTSA member
Community Consultant in Cultural competency