Leslie Kochanowski

Leslie Jenna Kochanowski

Academic Researcher

Edwards Center

EDWARDS 1

CECH Arlitt Center - 0105

Education

M.A.: University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio, 2013 (Educational Studies- Developmental & Learning Sciences)

B.S.: Ohio University Athens, Ohio, 2003 (Early Childhood Education)

Positions and Work Experience

2019 -To Present Director of Initiatives & Outreach, Arlitt Center for Education, Research & Sustainability,

Research Support

2018 PNC Charitable Trusts Arlitt Children's Studio $50,000 Type:Grant

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

Schlembach, S., Kochanowski, L., Brown, R. D., & Carr, V. (2018. ) Early childhood educators’ perceptions of play and inquiry on a nature playscape.Children, Youth and Environments, , 28 (2 ) ,82-101 More Information

Carr, V., Brown, R. D., Schlembach, S., & Kochanowski, L. (2017. ) Nature by design: Playscape affordances support the use of executive function in preschoolers.Children, Youth and Environments, , 27 (2 ) ,25-46 More Information

Griebling, S., Jacobs, J., Kochanowski, L. & Vaughn, L. (2016. ) What preschool children like best about school .Dimensions of Early Childhood, , 44 (2 ) ,18-26

Kochanowski, L. & Carr, V. (2014. ) Nature playscapes as contexts for fostering self-determination .Children, Youth and Environments, , 24 (2 ) ,146-167

Carr, V., Kochanowski, L., Konerman, R. (2015. ) Playscapes: A photo essay .Journal of Playwork Practice, , 2 (1 ) ,97-102