Building Family Resiliency: a new podcast for early childhood professionals

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.

Driven by curiosity: a Q & A with Mary McEathron

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.

Summer Institute registration is open

The Minnesota Early Intervention Summer Institute will be held in person June 21-22 at St. John’s University. Choose from six intensive learning tracks and connect with early childhood professionals from across the state!

Helping child care providers reach their goals: a Q & A with Kami Alvarez, professional development specialist in Minnesota’s Department of Human Services

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.