Dr. Noreen M. Yoder, Ed.D

Associate Professor, Director Widener University Child Development Center Laboratory School of the School of Education, Innovation, and Continuing Studies.

tel: 610-499-1097


Degrees: B.S., M.Ed Cabrini College; PA Teacher Certificate Special Education and Elementary Education; Ed/D/ Widener University Higher Education Leadership

Office: Widener University Child Development Center, 1800 Walnut Street, Chester, PA 19013

Research Interests: The Use of Personal Data Assistants in Early Childhood Assessment, Early Childhood Development, Curriculum, Play, and Establishing Parent Partnerships


Dr. Noreen Yoder is the Director of the Widener University Child Development Center Laboratory School since 1991. She has received the Point of Excellent Award given by Kappa Delta Honor Society for Outstanding Advocate for Young Children. She has been instrumental in acquiring a PA Keystone STARS Four Stars Award for the Widener Child Development Center. Dr. Yoder has acquired the BRAVO Foundation, Bridge Foundation, Covenant Preschool Scholarships for the families of the Child Development Center.