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Amy Claessens

Amy Claessens

Expert on child academic and socio-emotional development in early childhood settings including child care, preschool, and kindergarten.

Associate Professor, Gulbrandsen Distinguish Chair in Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy Studies School of Education Work: 608-265-8242 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Child care access and cost
  • Early childhood classroom experiences
  • Kindergarten policies and practices


  • Associate Director, Center for Research on Early Childhood Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Network Member, Development and Research in Early Childhood Mathematics Education