Katie K. Rose, Ph.D.

Professor, Child Development/Child Life

Human Development, Family Studies, and Counseling

Katie K. Rose, Ph.D.

Contact

krose1@twu.edu
940-898-3154
HDB 111

Biography

Katie Rose is a professor in child development. She teaches both online and face-to-face courses on topics related to lifespan development, early child development, development of infants and toddlers, research methods, and other topics related to how children develop and grow. She spent the early part of her career working in child care centers as a teacher and administrator. She also completed both a practicum and internship in Child Life as part of her academic preparation. She has presented her research findings in national and international forums, as well as in peer-reviewed professional journals such as The Journal of Family Issues and Community, Work, and Family. She continues to stay in touch with practitioners in the field through her work as a trainer for professionals currently working in the child care field.

Education

Ph.D., Child Development & Family Studies, Purdue University System : Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
M.S., Child Development & Family Studies, Purdue University System : Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
M.S., Human Development & Family Studies, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
B.S., Child and Family Studies, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

Expertise

Parental decision-making about non-parental child care arrangements; child care quality; Professional development of child care providers

Latest Articles

Adult female survivors of commercial sexual exploitation speak about factors that led to their victimization.
Aspen Journal of Scholarly Works (2022)
Amy Johnson, Katherine K Rose

Parental perceptions of the transition to adulthood for their children with special needs
Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals (2020)
Megan Gross, Anamayil Manohar, Katherine Rose

Decision making about non-parental child care by fathers: What is important to fathers in a non-parental child care program? (published online before print March 18, 2016)
Journal of Family Issues (2018)
Katherine K Rose, Amy J Johnson, Joel Muro, Rhonda Buckley

(published online before print June, 16, 2016). Peer perceptions of students receiving pull out services in elementary school: A multi-age study. doi: 10.1080/13603116.2016.1197323.
International Journal of Inclusive Education (2017)
Katherine K Rose, Denaye Barahona, Joel Muro

Use of child centered play therapy responses in a child care setting.
Dimensions of Early Childhood (2017)
J. Muro, L. Muro, K. Rose, L. Webster, C. Allen

Parental perceptions of the role of media and technology in their young children's lives
Journal of Early Childhood Research (2016)
B Vittrup, S Snider, K Rose, J Rippy

Chapters

Parental decision making about non-parental child care.
in Contemporary Perspectives in Early Childhood Education series | Information Age Publishing (2021)
Katherine K Rose

Recent Presentations

Analysis of reasons for aversion to physical therapy in adolescent populations
Texas Woman's University Creative Arts & Research Symposium (2022)
Poster | Nicole Ngyuen, Katherine K Rose

Child care providers' perceptions of their training needs and barriers to implementation.
Texas Association for the Education of Young Children Annual Conference (2021)
Poster | Renee Herrin, Katherine Rose

A focus on structural, process, and adult work environment quality: Keys to continued quality improvements.
ADFW 5th Annual Early Educators Conference, "Working Together for Professional Excellence," (2019)
Faculty Workshop | Katherine Rose

Texas college students' perceptions of family services
Texas Council on Family Relations (2019)
Poster | Megan Gross, Anamayil Manohar, Katherine K Rose

Awareness of mindfulness-based techniques on social/emotional wellbeing, academic performance and behavioral control in elementary aged children.
National Council on Undergraduate Research (2018)
Poster | Cassondra Salmons, Katherine K Rose

Parental perceptions of the transition to adulthood for their children with special needs.
National Council on Undergraduate Research (2018)
Poster | Annamayil Manohar, Megan Gross, Katherine K Rose

Early childhood theory: Understanding the 'who' and 'why' in early childhood
North Texas ISD Educators' Summer Training (2017)
Faculty Workshop | Katherine Rose

Quality ratings: Our program and classroom
North Texas ISD Educators' Summer Training (2017)
Faculty Workshop | Katherine Rose

Using technology to teach physical activity to children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A pilot study
North American Federation for Adapted Physical Activity (2016)
Poster | Melissa D Bittner, B Rhett Rigby, Lisa Silliman-French, Katherine K Rose

Piaget's theory
North Texas ISD Educators' Summer Training (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Katherine Rose

An examination of the impact of faculty approaches to teamwork development on teamwork quality and success in business education
Decisions Sciences Institute Annual Conference (2015)
Paper | D. Horn, Katherine K Rose

Development of a research taxonomy for adapted physical activity
National Consortium for Physical Education for Individuals with Disabilities (2015)
Paper | S.L. Carano, Lisa Silliman-French, R. French, D Nichols, Katherine K Rose

Decision making about non-parental child care by fathers: What is important to fathers in a non-parental child care program?
National Association for Education of Young Children Annual Conference (2015)
Paper | Katherine K Rose, Amy Johnson, Joel Muro, Rhonda Buckley

Toddlers: Understanding this unique developmental stage (and how to tame it!)
Child Care Provider Training Workshop sponsored by Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Katherine Rose

Erikson's theory
North Texas ISD Educators' Summer Training (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Katherine Rose

Structural and process quality: What do we need to provide above and beyond state minimum requirements for the children in our care?
1st Annual Child Care Conference sponsored by Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas, Management and Staff Track (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Katherine Rose

Fostering secure attachment relationships with infants in your care.
Child Care Provider Training Workshop sponsored by Workforce Solutions of North Central Texas (2015)
Faculty Workshop | Katherine Rose

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Child Life Professionals
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Society for Research in Child Development

Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Research Mentor, TWU COPE Awards (2019)
  • Distinction in Service, TWU Faculty Award (2019)
  • Outstanding Faculty Mentor, College of Professional Education, Texas Woman's University (2018)
  • Outstanding Research Mentor, College of Professional Education (2016)