Josephine Appleby

Josephine Appleby ( is the pre-K professional learning program director at the Ayers Institute, Lipscomb University College of Education.

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Early learning and beyond: Connecting early childhood with K-12 so every student succeeds

By Iheoma Iruka, Josephine Appleby and Larrisa Wilkinson | May 12, 2021

Join us to explore articles from the April issue of The Learning Professional on early learning. We will discuss systems and strategies that set students up for long-term success. We’ll talk about building bridges between early childhood and K-12, what teachers and leaders of all levels can learn from early childhood educators, and how to […]

Nashville has a blueprint to address early literacy

By Josephine Appleby and Rene Dillard | April 1, 2021

A citywide initiative involving a coalition of community partners draws on local talent, expertise, and opportunities for collaboration.