Celebrating our accomplishments

We’re celebrating the work our team has accomplished since CEED officially became home to the TARSS program in October 2021.

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.

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.