Jennifer Young
Jennifer Young
Associate Lecturer of Early Childhood, Youth, and Family Studies
Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 609

About Jennifer Young

Jennifer teaches courses primarily related to child development, with emphasis on best practice in application. She participates in the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) experiences sponsored by the Department of Educational Excellence including teaching in the interactive learning classrooms. Jennifer is actively involved in community organizations as well as serving as the advisor to the student organization in the family and child program.

Professional Experience

1998 – Present: Faculty at Ball State University

Jennifer first served in the role of Infant and Toddler Coordinator at the Child Study Center along with teaching classes. As the Child Study Center programs expanded, she also served as the Assistant Director before assuming the role of Director in 2010. Jennifer is active in her service to the university, frequently serving on committees in the department, college and larger central Indiana community.

2016 – Present: Professional Development Specialist at Huffer Child Care Resource and Referral

Through Jennifer’s work at the university, she was invited to join the regional child care referral agency in providing training to early education professionals in the 10 county region.


M.S., Family and Consumer Sciences

Ball State University, 1996

B.S., Psychology

Ball State University, 1994

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Family Relations 250 820 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Infant Toddler Curr 315 800 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE