Janet Kremenitzer, Ed.D.

Assistant Professor and Coordinator for Graduate Studies
Department of Early Childhood and Childhood Education
Lehman College, City College of New York
Research Affiliate, Yale Psychology


Janet P. Kreminitzer’s areas of research interest are: the application of the Salovey/Mayer model of Emotional Intelligence to education, both for pre-service teacher preparation training, as well as for in-service teacher professional development; developing a pre-school emotional literacy curriculum with a strong school/home component; developing integrated Unit Planning Frameworks for teachers in the elementary and pre-school level that incorporate emotional standards; researching the early association between language development and social-emotional well-being and academic success. 

Select Publications

Kremenitzer, J.P ., Mojsa, J.K., & Brackett, M.A.(2012). Creating an emotionally intelligent classroom culture. In Emotional Intelligence: Theoretical and cultural perspectives. Emmerling, R., Shanwal, V.K., & Mandal, M.K (Eds) Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Brackett, M.A., & Kremenitzer, J.P. (Eds). (2011). Creating Emotionally Literate Classrooms. Port Chester, New York : National Professional Resources.

Kremenitzer, J.P. (2011). Impact of emotional literacy upon successful life-long learning. In Creating Emotionally Literate Classrooms. Brackett, M.A, & Kremenitzer, J.P. (Eds). Port Chester, New York: National Professional Resources.

Brackett, M.A., Katulak, N., Kremenitzer, J.P., and Caruso, D. (2011). The emotionally intelligent teacher. In Creating Emotionally Literate Classrooms. Brackett, M.A, & Kremenitzer, J.P. (Eds). Port Chester, New York: National Professional Resources.

Kremenitzer, J.P. (2006). Collaboration between teacher educator and kindergarten teacher: A four year action research study to improve our own professional practices. Childhood Education, 82 (3), 165-170.

Kremenitzer, J.P. (2005). Emotional intelligence in teacher education. ACEI Focus onTeacher Education, 5(4), 6-7.

Kremenitzer, J.P. (2005). The emotionally intelligent early childhood educator: Self- reflective journaling. Early Childhood Education Journal, 33(1), 3-9. DOI:10.1007/s10643-005-0014-6. Online

Kremenitzer, J.P ., & Miller, R., (2003) Role of Early Childhood Educator: Practitioner, Diagnostician, and Super-teacher for All. The Journal of Early Education and Family Review, 10 (4), 5-12.

Kremenitzer, J.P. (2003) The principal and the professor working together: Teaching undergraduate education majors about emotional intelligence and its significant role in elementary teaching. Hawaii 2003 International Conference on Social Sciences. January 7-10, 2003. Honolulu, Hawaii. ISSN #1539-7300.

Kremenitzer, J.P ., & Miller R., (2003) Special role of the early childhood practitioner: A pedagogical model for all teachers at all levels. Hawaii 2003 International Conference on Education. June 12-15, 2003. Honolulu, Hawaii. ISSN # 1541-5880.