Katie  Fields

Director of the Child Development Center and Instructor of Early Childhood Education

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Degree Major Emphasis Institution Year

Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum

Emphasis in Early Childhood Education

University of Oklahoma 2020-Present
M.Ed. Early Childhood Education Northeastern State University 2019
B.S. Early Childhood Education University of Oklahoma 2016


Katie is the director of the Child Development Center on campus and an instructor of Early Childhood Education. Katie has a variety of teaching experiences, having taught in both public and private school settings as well as running a learning pod for students whose parents were concerned about sending their children to school during the 2020-2021 school year. She also has experience teaching in mixed-age settings.

Research, Presentations & Publications


Raymond, K., Ethridge, E., & Fields, K. (Under Review). Leading beyond the classrooms: Three cases of teacher advocacy. Cases on servant leadership and equity. IGI Global.


Ethridge, E., Malek-Lasater, A., Kwon, K, & Fields, K. (Under Review). Fostering children's play through virtual early childhood education modalities: brought to life through examples and interactive experiences, National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators.

Ethridge, E., Raymond, K. & Fields, K. (2022, June). “Just tell your story.” Supporting the development of teacher advocates, National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators.

Raymond, K., Ethridge, L., & Fields, K. (2021, Nov). What does it mean for teachers to be advocates?, Oklahoma Association of Colleges for Teacher Education conference, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma

Martin, A., Redmond, K., & Fields, K. (2017, Mar). Integrating nature with maps. The Future of Learning. – The Reciprocity Between Theory and Practice. Tulsa, OK.