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She was born on July 12, 1976 in Safranbolu. She received his bachelor's degree from Selçuk University Faculty of Vocational Education, Child Development and Education Department in 1997. She completed his master's degree at the same university with her thesis on emotional intelligence. Between 2001 and 2005, she studied mother-child interactions, alternative approaches in education, children's books and children's library services for children at in various schools and institutions in the United States of America. She was granted the title of doctor with her thesis on mother-child interaction in 2011. She started his duty as a research assistant at Selçuk University in 1998, continued in Bolu Abant İzzet Baysal University Faculty of Education Department of Preschool Education in 2007 and was appointed as Assistant Professor in 2012. She took part in the establishment of BAIBU Preschool Education Application and Research Center between 2010-2012 and worked as a manager. She served as the Advisor to the President of the Council of Higher Education between 2012-2014 and lectured at Ankara University Faculty of Health Sciences as a visiting professor. Between 2014-2016, she served as a Member of the Board of Education of the Ministry of National Education. Since 2016, she has been working as a faculty member and head of the Department of Child Development, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University. She received the title of associate professor in 2019, served as the vice dean between 2019-2021 and served as the chairman of the faculty board of directors, the member of the institute board of directors and the senate. Between 2022 and 2023, she served as the Director of the Institute of Health Sciences, a member of the senate, a member of the quality board, a member of the faculty board and the chairman of the institute board of directors. She worked as an executive, researcher and expert in various projects supported by the European Union, TUBITAK and University resources. She has studies on family education, mother-child interaction, alternative approaches in education, Montessori method, cognitive and language development, children's publications, interactive reading, environmental education, children's rights, values education and differentiated education. She has articles in international and national journals and presented papers in various congresses. She is a board member of Ankara Yıldırım Beyazıt University Alumni and Members Association and carries out research and development studies voluntarily in various non-governmental organizations.


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