Dr. Reeta Sonawat is former Professor and Head Department and Dean of the Department of Human Development S.N.D.T. Women’s University. Presently she is working as a Director, Early Childhood Education, Ampersand, Mumbai. She was selected global leader Early Care and Education by World Forum Foundation, Montreal, 2005.
As an international leader in Early Childhood Education, she was invited by U.S. State Department Bureau of Educational and cultural affair, Washington D.C., where she discussed the overview U.S. education system and federal leadership in early childhood education. She has visited innovative Charters Schools and Magnet Schools, Sept. 6-26, 2009. She has visited George Washington University, Rutgers University, Arizona State University, and the University of Arkansas.
For postdoctoral research, she worked on the project “Integrated Education in Kinder Gardens and Primary Schools” in Bremen University, Germany.
She underwent training in Early Childhood Education with Reading Difficulties at Golda Meir Mount Carmel Institute and Training Center, Haifa, Israel.
Dr. Sonawat is a recipient of National Award for Teacher Trainer in innovative training for the project “improving classroom environment towards quality in education “ and Faculty Research Fellowship by Shastri Indo Canadian Institute for project titled “Adolescent of Minority Groups, Sense of belongingness to society”. Rotary Foundation Awarded Rotary Grant for University Teachers as a Rotary Ambassador of Goodwill. She was Visiting Professor at the Atma Jaya Jogjyakarta University, Indonesia for three months. She has been invited as speaker and presented papers in Athens, Brasilia, Montreal, Jogja, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Reggio Emilia, London, Belfast, Manila, Auckland, Honolulu. Recently she has published few books……
Language Development for Preschool children
Creativity for Preschool children
Music and Movement for Preschool children
Science for Preschool children
Understanding Children’s Rights: A Manual for Child Care Workers
Young Children Right to Learning, Participation & Development
Multiple Intelligences for Young Children
Instilling Emotional Intelligence among Children
Viewing Child Development with Perspective of Child Rights
Multiple Intelligences: A Module for Teachers
- Executive Director, Early Childhood Association - India
- Director, Early Childhood Education, Ampersand, Mumbai