Dr. Maria Sakellariou professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Ioannina. She was President of the Department of Early Childhood Education of the University of Ioannina from September 2013 to November 2017 and she is currently the Director of the Postgraduate Program in “Preschool Education” and Director of the Laboratory of Pedagogical and Didactic Methodology of the Department of Early Childhood Education University of Ioannina. (http://ecedu.uoi.gr). She has taught as Visiting Professor at the Department of Educational Sciences of the University of Cyprus at the Postgraduate Program of Studies “Gender and New Technologies in Education”, which is implemented by the TEEPES of the University of the Aegean. She teaches at the Master’s program “Education Sciences – Critical Pedagogy and Teacher Education” at the University of Crete and Pedagogical Theories and Pedagogy and Religious Lessons at the Theological School of the Church of Cyprus.