Eva M. Horn is a Professor in the Department of Special Education and an investigator for the Lifespan Institute for Developmental Disabilities (LSI). She earned her doctoral degree in Human Development with and emphasis in Special Education from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Horn was a classroom teacher of young children with multiple disabilities for over 10 years. Her research interests focus on effective, instructional techniques for infants, toddlers and preschool children with developmental delays and/or at risk for disabilities and their families. She has directed numerous externally funded grants including personnel preparation, doctoral leadership preparation, and research and development grants from IES and NIH. She is currently the PI for a multi-site IES project – Children’s School Success Plus (CSS+) addressing high expectation early childhood curriculum for all preschool children including those with identified developmental delays and disabilities. She is the coordinator of the KU ECE/ECSE undergraduate and graduate teacher and leadership preparation program. Research emphasis is on effective, instructional techniques for infants, toddlers and preschool children with developmental delays and disabilities and their families. Dr. Horn serves as Regional Director of the Early Childhood Personnel Center funded by OSEP. Dr. Horn sits on multiple editorial boards including Early Childhood Research Quarterly and Young Exceptional Children.