CEED was founded in 1973 to encourage connections among faculty, students, and community members whose work focused on early childhood. Today, that vision continues to hold true as we provide professional development, conduct research, and share information to help the early childhood workforce improve outcomes for young children.
Barbara joined CEED in spring 2023 as Program/Project Specialist, a role that touches every aspect of CEED’s work. In this Q & A, she reflects on what makes working with adult learners so inspiring, from lightbulb moments in bricks-and-mortar classrooms to the flow of interactions in virtual ones.
Read the latest on our work and find out who just celebrated 10 years at CEED!
Meet Implementation Specialist Molly Hughes and learn about her work on observations and coaching for educators, trainers, and RBPD specialists.
In our latest staff Q & A, Curriculum Specialist Anna Landes Benz shares her thoughts on creating professional development for adults. She argues that online and in-person learning are too different to make apples-to-apples comparisons. An avid reader, she also discusses her latest reads and the app she uses to make books social.
Curriculum Specialist Anna Landes Benz reflects on the complexity of identifying as an introvert or extrovert. She also offers tips for supporting children who are on the introverted end of the spectrum, whether at home or in the classroom.
Recent publications and presentations by CEED researchers looked at young children’s social skills, reflective supervision, autonomy-supportive parenting, and more.
Christopher Watson, PhD, and Deborah Ottman discuss the origin of the Reflective Interaction Observation Scale and how the new RIOS Guide for Reflective Supervision and Consultation in the Infant and Early Childhood Field was designed with practitioners’ needs in mind.
We’re looking back at our most-read articles in 2022! Take a look and see if you missed one of these popular posts.
Melissa Donovan joined CEED in 2022 as TARSS training specialist. In this Q & A, she discusses the importance of high-quality training for the early childhood workforce and shares what she most looks forward to in her current role.