Ivana Rochovská (PaedDr., PhD.) teaches and researches in the Department of pre-school and elementary school pedagogy of socially disadvantaged groups – the part of the Catholic university in Ružomberok. Her scientific interest is oriented towards science education in pre-school and elementary school pedagogy, as well as on the artistic activities in pre-primary and primary education. She has written several publications in this area – domestic and foreign monographs, scientific and professional articles in domestic and foreign periodicals, and conference books, which are cited in Slovakia and foreign countries. Moreover, she has compiled scientific publications in the field of pre-school and elementary school pedagogy, and special pedagogy. She participates in the organization of several scientific conferences, and solving scientific projects in the field of pre-school and elementary school pedagogy.