Ocie Watson-Thompson


Ocie Watson-Thompson

Contact Info

Psychology Building
Room 200 C


Ed.D, Curriculum and Instruction: Language and Literacy, Multicultural, Education and Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education, The University of Alabama

Ed.S., Early Childhood/Elementary Education, Special Education Concentration: Learning Disabilities, The University of Alabama

M.S., Elementary Education/Special Education, Language Arts, University of Alabama (Birmingham)

Areas of Expertise

Curriculum and Instruction; Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Culture and literacy


Ocie Watson-Thompson is Professor at Towson University. Her graduate degree and undergraduate degree were earned at the University of Alabama in the areas of Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education and Special Education with a concentration in Language and Literacy. She has over thirty years of experience as a teacher and teacher educator. Developmentally appropriate practices, cultural inclusive instruction for young children and quality preparation of teachers/practitioners have been the focus of her scholarly work. Dr. Watson-Thompson continues to teach, supervise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students as they deliver effective instruction and learning experiences in diverse and culturally inclusive environments.