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Delaware State University
Early Childhood Laboratory School

Education & Humanities Center, Rm 116
7:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday
302.857.6731
clwilliams@desu.edu

  Meet our Team


Mrs. Sands-Johnson

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

Experience: Early Childhood Education; I have worked with children over the last 5 years at the Lab School as well as recreational summer camps. My areas of expertise are lesson planning and developing open communication with parents.

About me:  “I am a very happy and outgoing person. I love to make everyone comfortable while making things fun and comical. I love to teach and learn from others every chance I get”.

Ms. Sheila

Education: Associates Degree Early Care and Education

Experience:  Early Childhood Education:  15+ years; worked in many facets of Early Education including Military and Christian-based learning

About me:  “I enjoy being with the children and seeing the growth process”.

Ms. Connie Williams

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Sociology minor in Psychology, Master of Education with a concentration in Early Childhood Education, ABD (Doctor of Philosophy in Education, concentration in Early Childhood Education)

Experience:  Early Childhood Education: 20+ years serving children birth -5 years of age and their families.  My area of expertise is in early intervention as a child life/child development specialist.  I also serve as an instructor in Higher Education over the past 10 years.

About me:  “I love photography, sports and teaching others the joys of working with young children.  I stay motivated through reading poetry and quotations”.

Mrs. Doreen Scott-Baker

Education:  I’ve received both my Bachelor of Science degree, (Early Childhood/Exceptional Education) and Master of Education Degree (Curriculum & Instruction concentration) from Delaware State University (DSU).  Prior to the current assignment, I taught in the Virginia Public School system for 3 years.  I also serve as an adjunct English Instructor for DSU’s Department of English & Foreign Languages.

Experience:  Early Childhood Education: I have been the kindergarten/ pre-kindergarten teacher at the EC Lab School for ten years.

About me:  “My hobbies include spending time with family, traveling, and running.  I also enjoy attending church, and providing outreach and missionary assignments to my community.  I am also a Mentor for the Capital School District.   I’ve been happily married for 15 years and have two wonderful sons!”

Ms. Erin Mitchell

Education: Bachelors in Elem. Education; Masters in Special Education and Early Childhood.

Experience:  Started in Lab School as a volunteer in 2004, then later went on to be a student intern, graduate assistant and now a full time employee.

Personal Information: “By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn” (Quote Unknown).

Ms. Denise L. Henry

Education: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Delaware State College

Experience: 32 years of experience in the field of Early Childhood Education.  Almost 24 years serving the Delaware State University Lab School.

Personal Information: I love spending time with my family, reading, listening to Gospel music and doing crafts.  My favorite color is purple and I love sunflowers.

Favorite Quote: "Be nice to your friends and they will be nice to you."  " I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me"

Ms. Jane Harris

Education: High School College Prep Diploma and credit bearing courses in nutrition and health promotion

Experiences: 27 years at the Early Childhood Lab School, 20 years at the City of Dover after-school program and 10 years for Head Start

Favorite quote: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”