Bingbing Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor


Education & Training

Degree Institution Major
B.A. Fort Hays State University/Sias Intel. University Organizational Leadership/Business
M.Ed. Florida Atlantic University Environmental Education
Ph.D. University of Central Florida Early Childhood Development & Education

Committees & Organizations

Organization Category Role Type Scope Start Year End Year
ZERO TO THREE Member External National 2018
NAEYC, National Association for the Education of Young Children Member 2018
DEC, Division for Early Childhood Member External National 2018
The Obesity Society Member External National 2018

Awards

Name of Award/Honor Awarding Organization
Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Grant University of Central Florida
Graduate Student Research Scholarship University of Central Florida

Research

Research methodology; Evaluation; Young children’s health and wellbeing (focus water and sugary-sweetened-beverage).

Publications

Zhang, B., Szente, J., & Levin, J. (2019). Early childhood pre-professionals’ experience in a Study Abroad program to Finland: Evaluation of professional growth, and personal and cultural gains. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 13(2), 1-5.

Macy, M., Glascoe, F. P., Ji, Y., Macy, R., & Zhang, B. (2017). Management of an early detection program: Supporting helpful features. Current Developmental Disorders Report Journal, 1-12.

Macy, M., Zhang, B., Ji, Y., & Macy, R. (2017). Authentic assessment to measure outcomes in creative arts. NHSA Dialog: The Research-to-Practice Journal for the Early Education Field, 20(1), 83-95.

Presentations

Title or Abstract Type Sponsor/Event Date/Year Location
The Research Design – As a research coordinator for PBS Meet The Helpers grant. Talk Early Childhood Development and Education Doctoral Cohort 2020 Orlando, FL
Profiles of water and sugary-beverage consumption of children 3-5 years old. Poster The Obesity Society 2019 Las Vegas, NV
Obstacles to increase water consumption: Implications for parents and teachers Poster Florida Council for Exceptional Children Conference 2019 Daytona, FL
Closing the accessibility gap: Reaching more families using technology in early childhood education practices Poster ZERO TO THREE 2019 Fort Lauderdale, FL
Water consumption in Head Start classrooms Presentation Session presented at the National Head Start Association 35th Parent and Family Engagement Conference 2018 Orlando, FL.
Grant-writing for in-service and pre-service teachers Workshop Early Childhood Development and Education Summer Institute 2018 Orlando, FL
Authentic assessment to measure outcomes in creative arts. Poster Division for Early Childhood 2018 Orlando, FL.
Early childhood pre-professionals’ experiences in a study abroad program to Finland. Poster Lilly International Conference on College and University Teaching and Learning 2018 Bethesda, MD.
Foundation to preventing childhood obesity: Understanding water consumption in young children Poster Annual Graduate Research Forum at the University of Central Florida 2018 Orlando, FL
Contact Information
Emailbzhang@uchc.edu
Phone(860) 679-7371​