Meet Your Instructor

Janice Hofschulte, Child Development

Faculty photoGreetings, I am Janice Hofschulte a faculty member in the Child Development program. I have been an instructor in the MnSCU system in Early Childhood Education as well as in the Business program for over ten years. I have taught at Metropolitan State University, Pine Technical and Community College, St. Paul College, Inver Hills Community College, Hennepin Technical College and Anoka Technical College.  I am a member of the MnSCU E-lect partnership and ACCESS committee comprised of early childhood faculty across the state of Minnesota.  Four of my online courses have received the Quality Matters course design standards recognition. 

Prior to teaching at the college level, I was an administrator of Early Childhood Family Education, EC Screening, School Readiness and Way to Grow programs in Minnesota.  Currently I am a trainer for the Minnesota Department of Education, on the Pyramid Model working collaboratively with the Centers of Excellence.  In addition, I have partner with the Minnesota Department of Education and the Department of Human Services developing curriculum for early childhood professionals. I have authored curriculum and continues to train for the Child Care Aware system training child care providers, Head Start and school based educators. 

I received a Masters of  Arts  in Organizational Management from Concordia University St. Paul and a Masters in Science in Child & Family Studies from St. Cloud State University.   I am a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) as well as a licensed parent educator and early childhood teacher in the state of Minnesota. 

I am a proud mom of three boys who keep me very active on the weeknights as well as weekends with their sporting events - we love a good game of cribbage, football or even basketball in the driveway. When I am not grading out papers for you, I enjoy listening to a variety of music, gardening, traveling, volunteering at school and booster clubs and hanging out with friends.  

Phone: 507-389-7388
E-mail: Janice.Hofschulte@southcentral.edu

South Central Online courses:

  • Learning Environment & Curriculum
  • Preschool Development & Learning Experiences