Faculty & Staff


Susan Garrow-Oliver

Academic Title: Associate Professor

Areas of Instruction
Early Childhood Education: Leadership, Professionalism, Advocacy, Learning through Play, Child Guidance, ECE Profession, ECE Curriculum and Planning 

PhD, University of Calgary Dissertation:  Child Care Directors Understanding of Leadership
M.A, University of Victoria
B.App. Child Studies, Mount Royal College

Phone: 403.440.5003
Email: sgarrow@mtroyal.ca


Scholarly Interests

  • Leadership
  • ECE Profession and Professionalism
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reflective Practice 

Professional Community Service Interests

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Professional Association
  • Leadership
  • Child and Family

Research and Scholarly Projects

Garrow-Oliver, S., & Kostouros, P. (2014, November). Desks in rows. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal, 7(3)

Nickel, J., Sutherby, L., & Garrow-Oliver, S. (2010). Fostering Reflection through Challenging Practica. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 31, 1-14.