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Mila Costa, PhD


Mila Costa recently earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies in Early Childhood Education, from Indiana University—Bloomington. Mila’s dissertation research examined how young children from a Native American community constructed the meaning of their lived experiences through an arts-informed method. At Bank Street, Mila is an instructor teaching Child Development and an advisor of supervised fieldwork in the Teaching & Learning Department. She also has a MA in Infant-Family Practice from Arizona State University. She worked for eight years at the ASU Child Development Lab where she also led a school-based home visiting program.