Chih-Ing Lim

Chih-Ing Lim
Advanced Technical Assistance Specialist
Sheryl-Mar South, Room 110
Campus Box 8185
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-8185

Chih-Ing Lim, PhD, is engaged in several national and international professional development and technical asssitance projects at FPG. Her research and professional interests are focused on teacher education and professional development, particularly around innovative approaches and developing web-based resources that can provide early childhood professionals with the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills to work with children with disabilities.

Chih-Ing is the co-chair of the International Iniatives committee at FPG and has collaborated / consulted with colleagues from Singapore, China, Portugal, and Sweden. She is currently a key staff member of the Inclusion team on the National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning (NCECDTL) funded by the Administration for Children and Families. She also co-leads the Recommended Practices modules funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). She is collaborating with KKH Women's and Children's Hospital in Singapore to develop a web-based module on supporting early literacy skills. She was the co-PI of SCRIPT-NC, an Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) project to work with community college faculty in North Carolina to revise their program of studies to better prepare early childhood professionals. She also served previously as Project Coordinator for CONNECT, a national project developing web-based evidence-based practice focused professional development module and continues to support the use of CONNECT modules and CONNECT courses.

Prior to joining FPG, Chih-Ing worked in Singapore as a preschool officer with the Ministry of Education, where she collaborated closely with early childhood teachers and faculty to develop and pilot test the national curriculum for early childhood education. Before focusing on the early years, she received a postgraduate diploma in education from the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, and was a music and math teacher as well as a school choir conductor in a secondary school in Singapore. During that time, she worked with many underserved youths and families.

Areas of Expertise:
Professional Development
Curriculum Development
Evidence-Based Practices
Curriculum Vitae:
• PhD, Early Childhood, Families and Literacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
• MA, Early Childhood, Families and Literacy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
• BA, Music, University of York, England