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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.
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!
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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.
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TARSS RBPD Specialist Rowie Lund discusses her career journey, her new role at CEED, and the importance of investing in early childhood education.
Learn about our latest self-study module, A Trail Guide for Your Journey: Receiving Reflective Supervision, in this Q & A with module author Tanika Eaves, PhD, LCSW, IMH-E. Eaves shares her thoughts on the process of developing the module. She also reflects on the continuities in her career, in which she has served the needs of young children and families first as a social worker and now as a faculty member and researcher.