Dr. Kamini Prakash Rege (Ph.D.) holds the position of an Assistant Professor, from the Department of Human Development, College of Home Science Nirmala Niketan, University of Mumbai, India.
She has been teaching at the Graduate and Post-Graduate levels for the last 20 years. Recognized as a Ph.D. guide in the specialization of Human Development (Home Science) by the University of Mumbai. Expertise in the Human Development and Early Childhood Care and Education she has contributed her valuable knowledge and proficiency as an academician, consultant, and researcher. Dr. Rege has been awarded many accolades. Noteworthy among these are the “Rashtriya Vibhushan Award” for Outstanding Individual Achievement and Distinguished Services to the Nation in 2014, “Shiksha Rattan Puraskar” for outstanding performance and remarkable role in Education /Knowledge industry in 2012.
Consultant to several institutes and organizations associated with teacher training and education and deeply involved in the development of policy, programme and planning activities for young children. Presented and published papers, posters at the State, National and International level. Guided several research students in the area of Early Childhood Education, Parenting, Home-School Partnership, Marriage and Family Relations, Women Entrepreneurship, Celebrating Festivals and Multiculturalism, Innovative Teaching Techniques etc. Developed innovative techniques for introducing curriculum, through role play, anecdotes, videos and films, demonstrations, workshops and hands-on experience for administrators, supervisors, teachers, children, adolescents, parents, students.
Member of organizations, such as ECA (Early Childhood Association- India, as Joint Secretary- India) AECED (Association for Early Childhood Education and Development) HSAI (Home Science Association of India); ARAHE (Asian Regional Association for Home Economics), International Play association. (IPA), Indian Scientist Association (ISA)
- Treasurer, Early Childhood Association - India
- Faculty in the Specialization of Human Development - Nirmala Niketan