Assistant Professor Özge Özel received her BA in Preschool Teaching at Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University in 2009. In the same year, within the scope of the Ministry of National Education YLSY Program, she was entitled to receive master's and doctoral education in the United States with an official scholarship. As part of this program, she completed her master's degree in early childhood education at the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2013, writing her thesis on multicultural education and bilingualism in early childhood education. Özel, whose area of expertise is technology in preschool education, did her doctoral study on technology integration of preschool teachers at the University of South Florida and received her doctorate in 2019. Having many national and international publications and papers, Özel focuses on technology integration and multi-cultural education in early childhood education. Currently, she is working as an assistant professor at the Burdur Mehmet Akif Ersoy University.