Lori L Blake, EdD
Assistant Professor
Literacy, Elementary, & Early Childhood Education
Office Information
Henry Barnard Hall
  • EdD - Educational Leadership, University of Hartford , 2018
  • MEd - Early Childhood Education , Central Connecticut State University , 2005
  • BLA - Human Development and Family Studies , University of Connecticut, 1998
Areas of Expertise

Social-Emotional Development (specifically self-regulation skills & emotional competence)

Play-based Practices (& their connection to standards, learning, development, & wellbeing)

Early Childhood Leadership & Administration 

Creating Equitable Environments in Early Childhood 

Publications, Research & Presentations

Broadening Your Work as an Education Consultant, CTAEYC Conference, October 2022

Optimizing Your Education Consultant, CTAEYC Conference, October 2022

Awards & Grants

Excellent in Teaching Honorable Mention, CCSU, Fall 2022. 

Center for Excellence in Social Emotional Learning, CCSU, Preschool Teachers’ Concerted Efforts and Beliefs Connected to Building Self-Regulation Learning, Fall 2022.

Memberships & Affiliations


Elected Co-president, CTAEYC, Spring 2023 

Courses Taught

EDEC 103

EDEC 105

EDEC 204

EDEC 207

EDEC 306

EDEC 307