CEED Director Ann Bailey reflects on a young child’s expulsion from preschool and what his story reveals about the difficult choices that child care professionals and parents are forced to make.
A new podcast from CEED and the Institute on Community Integration presents accessible information about child development and family relationships. The podcast was inspired by a desire to address the additional stressors that Minnesota families have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When the Children’s Theatre Company took their preschool Creative Play program virtual, they turned to CEED to evaluate its effectiveness.
Mary McEathron, PhD, joined CEED as lead evaluator of the TARSS program. In this Q & A she explains what evaluation is and why it’s important, as well as sharing what inspires her the most when working on evaluation projects.
Kristin Irrer is a provider of reflective supervision who teaches several of our online courses. In this Q & A, she talks about refreshing and reformatting our courses on Understanding Early Social-Emotional Development Using and Infant Mental Health Lens. She also delves into the nature of attachment relationships. She explains how early childhood professionals–even those who don’t work directly with children–can have a positive impact on children by focusing on relationships.
Kami Alvarez manages the Minnesota Department of Human Services’ professional development system for child care providers. In this Q & A, she describes how trainings are created and delivered. She also shares insights into why emotional intelligence is so important for trainers and explains how federal and state legislation impacts her work.
Alyssa Meuwissen, PhD, appeared on Minnesota Live, where she shared insights into the pandemic’s impact on children’s social-emotional skills.
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