Marie Plemons

Marie Stern Plemons,
Professor of Education/Early Childhood

Teaching Areas: Early Childhood Education and Human Development

Research Interest: Children At-Risk



Ed.D., University of Houston

M.Ed., University of Houston-Victoria

B.A., Texas Lutheran University

Texas Professional Teacher Certification 1-8

Early Childhood for the Handicapped Child Certification


Current Scholarly Projects


Embracing the Angry Child:  Literature and Journal Writing Activities (in process)


The Effects of Media Messages on the Developing Child


The Negative Media Impact on Children and Youth




“Building Wholesome Friendships Through Children’s Literature and Literature-Related Activities,” Texas AEYC Annual Conference. Galveston, Texas. September 2009.

“Crossroads in Children’s Lives: Building Quality Friendships,” Association of Childhood Education International. Chicago, Ill. March 2009.

“The Media Sexualization of Children and Youth,” 21st Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference. Savannah, Ga. March 2010.