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Hunter O'Hara


Hunter O'Hara

Meet Hunter O'Hara

Professor, Education


1979 West Virginia State College, B.S.
1987 Marshall University, M.A.
1992 West Virginia University, Ed.D.

Courses Taught:

Learner Diversity
Emerging Literacy
Philosophy of Education
Teacher-Learner Relationships
Special Methods in Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Integrated Curriculum Field Experience

Career Specialties:

Dr. O'Hara specializes in early childhood education, music education, diversity education, and literacy education.

Professional and Community Activities:

Dr. O'Hara has researched teacher/learner relationships that transcend traditional roles to create higher levels of learning. He also has written about diversity teacher education, as well as children from disadvantaged or abusive backgrounds and their special needs. A former teacher with K-12 experience and extensive musical education training, he advocates a strong role for the arts in education.