Faculty Directory

Karen Rattenborg

Karen Rattenborg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies
Executive Director, Early Childhood Center

Contact Information

409 Behavioral Science Building
1570 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-1570
Phone: 970-491-4626
Fax: 970-491-7975
E-mail: karen.rattenborg@colostate.edu

Websites

Early Childhood Center

Research Interests

Parent-teacher relationships, early childhood education, and school readiness

Education

B.S., 1987, Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University
M.S., 1991, Human Development and Family Studies, Colorado State University
Ph.D., 2009, Education and Human Resource Studies, Colorado State University

Honors and Awards

2003 - Listed in Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 8th edition
2003 - CAHS Outstanding Advisor Award Recipient
2003 - Outstanding Professor Award representing the College of Applied Human Sciences - from the Panhellenic and Intrafraternity Councils of CSU
2002 - University Graduate Fellowship Award (CSU School of Education)

Professional Experience

2012-present: Executive Director of the CSU Early Childhood Center/Assistant Professor - Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

2009-2012: Assistant Professor - CSU School of Teacher Education and Principal Preparation.

2007-2009: Instructor - Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

1999-2004: Coordinator of Undergraduate Advising and Experiential Learning - Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

1992-1997: Instructor - Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

Center Affiliations

Colorado State University Early Childhood Center