Dr. Prudhoe teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the early childhood education program. She received her doctorate from the University of Delaware in Family Studies with a concentration in early childhood and early childhood/special education. Her bachelor's and master's degrees are from Penn State in Individual and Family Studies and Human Development and Family Studies, respectively. Dr. Prudhoe has taught young children in Head Start, the Penn State Child Development Laboratory, the Keene State Children's Center, and the University of Delaware's Preschool Laboratory Program. Her scholarship focuses on early literacy development and multicultural education.