Helene A. Harte
Helene Arbouet Harte is an associate professor of education at The University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College. She has worked in the community as a classroom teacher, center director, coach, content expert and consultant.
Her research interests include family engagement, engagement of young children in inclusive settings, the engagement of students in the college classroom, and equity in early childhood education.
Dr. Harte has served as a reviewer for manuscripts for several journals including Children, Youth and Environments; Children’s Geographies, Educational Studies and The Action Research Journal. She has served as reviewer of submissions for the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting from 2013-2021.
Dr. Harte has authored or co-authored over twenty- five articles. She is also a co-author of several programs to engage families entering kindergarten including bornlearning Academy, A Taste of Learning and bornlearning communities.
Doctor of Education: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH. , 2008 (Special Education)
Master of Education: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH, 2000 (Early Childhood Education)
Bachelor of Science: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. Ithaca, NY., 1995 (Human Development and Family Studies)
Peer Reviewed Publications
Harte, H.A. (2020. ) We’re All in This Together: Relationships, Responsibilities, Reciprocity and Resilience .Dimensions of Early Childhood, , 48 (1 ) ,14 -16
Gilbert, J., Harte, H.A., & Kinne, L. (2018. ) Technology use with children birth through five years: Implications for teacher educators .Critical Issues in Teacher Education, , 25 ,10 -19
Harte, H. A., Gilbert, J. L., Kinne, L., Tiller, L., & Neal, A. (2017. ) A Taste of Learning: A Collaborative Early Childhood Pilot Project at Grocery Stores .PRISM: A Journal of Regional Engagement, , 6 (1 ) ,
Gilbert, J.L, Harte, H.A. & Kinne, L.J. (2016. ) More Information.Family Involvement in Early Education and Child Care, , 20 ,23 -49
Harte, H.A., Jones, M. M. & Wray, F. (2015. ) Little by little the bird builds its nest: first steps in cross cultural curriculum training .Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, , 6 (2 ) ,119 -137
Harte, H.A. (2013. ) Universal design and outdoor learning .Dimensions of Early Childhood, , 41 (3 ) ,18 -22
Gilbert, J.L. & Harte, H.A. (2013. ) More Information.Child Care in Practice, , 4 (1 ) ,1 -15
Harte, H.A. (2010. ) The project approach: A strategy for inclusive classrooms .Young Exceptional Children, , 13 (3 ) ,15 -27
Harte, H.A. (2009. ) What teachers can learn from mothers of children with autism .TEACHING Exceptional Children, , 42 (1 ) ,24 -30
Harte, H.A. (2021. ) What teachers want: Trust, time, and targeted teaching . Ohio Journal of Teacher Education, , 35 (1 ) ,37 -52
Harte, H.A. (2021. ) Connections and Choices: What will remain in my post COVID courses .The Journal for Research and Practice in College Teaching, , 6 (2 ) ,
Harte, H.A., Gilbert, J.A. & Griebling, S. (2022. ) Big learning, play and fun in the great outdoors .Dimensions of Early Childhood, , 50 (2 ) ,29-35
Miller-Hargis, A. & Harte, H.A. (2022 ) Creating an Equitable Learning Community for Preservice Early Childhood Teachers Towards anti-racist educational research: Radical moments and movement .(pp. 21 -36).Lexington Books
Miller-Hargis, A., Odum, T., Wadian, T. W., & Harte, H. (2021 ) Perspectives of inclusion: A showcase of four classroom activities that promote perspective taking and inclusivity Designing Student-Centered Classrooms for Equity and Inclusion Across Disciplines .(pp. 58 -70).University of Cincinnati Press
Tosolt, B., Gonzalez, J., Harte, H. & Merriweather, T. (10-29-2020. ) We can’t be neutral: Abolitionist Teaching Strategies for November 4th .Abolitionist Teaching Network , Virtual Panel Presentation.
Harte, H. (11-06-2015. ) The flipped classroom and universal design for learning. . Teacher Education Division for the Council for Exceptional Children Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. . .
Harte, H.A. & Gilbert, J. & Griebling, S. (03-01-2019. ) The joys and benefits of outdoor learning .Orlando, FL. Level:Regional
Harte, H.A, Doyle, K. & Clouse, C. (11-07-2018. ) Embedding service learning in community collaboration: Emergency preparedness for individuals with autism .Las Vegas, NV. Level:National
Harte, H.A., Clouse, D., Borders, C., Blanks, B. & Bock, S.J. (11-10-2017. ) Recognizing the treasure in difficult conversations: Effective communication with students, colleagues, parents and administrators .Savannah, GA. Level:National
Gilbert, J.L. & Harte, H.A. (04-30-2017. ) Creating caregiver connections: Perceptions and impact of an early childhood family engagement program .San Antonio, TX. Level:International
Gilbert, J., Harte, H. & Greenwell, A. (03-10-2017. ) BornLearning communities: Strengthening families in low-income neighborhoods .Biloxi, MS. Level:Regional
Harte, H.A., Troup, K., Kroeger, S. & Laine, C. (12-11-2014. ) Disrupting the history of silenced voices: Moving culturally relevant pedagogy forward. .Sanibel Island, Fl. Level:National
Gilbert, J. L., Harte, H., Neal, A. & Tiller, L. (10-27-2013. ) Taste of learning: a collaborative early childhood project at grocery stores .Louisville, KY. Level:National
Harte, H. A., Tosolt, B.L. & Love, B.L. (04-30-2013. ) Pedagogical practices that engage and empower White pre-service teachers in multicultural education courses . San Francisco, CA. Level:International
Gilbert, J. L., & Harte, H. A. (04-16-2012. ) bornlearning™ Academy: Impact on fostering parental engagement at home toward school readiness .Vancouver, Canada. Level:International
Gilbert, J.L., Griebling, S. & Harte, H. (03-15-2021. ) Supporting children, families and ourselves through unforeseen/challenging current events .Virtual Conference. Conference.
Harrison, A., Molloy, H.M., Nair, P., Harte, H. & Latane, C. (04-14-2021. ) A Grand Experiment: Outdoor learning in the time of COVID .Virtual Conference. Conference. Level:International
Induction into the University of Cincinnati 2020 class of the Academy of Fellows for Teaching and Learning
04-11-2018 2017-2018 UC Blue Ash College Exemplary Scholarship Award
04-10-2014 United Way of Greater Cincinnati Education Partner of the Year Award
2021-2022 Provost Faculty Excellence Award
National Association for the Education of Young Children (Affiliate Advisory Council ) Member Type:Service to Professional Associations Level:National 05-2019 -05-2023
iSpace (Education ) Board Member Type:Community Service Level:Local 02-2021
Early Learning Campus (Program Committee ) Board Member Type:Community Service Level:Local 05-2019