The National Center for Children in Poverty is celebrating its 25th anniversary with an afternoon celebrating progress made and the path ahead. Panel discussions will also be streamed online, available here.
Join Children Now and speakers from the Center For Youth Wellness and Californians for Safety and Justice for a webinar focusing on how toxic stress impacts California's children, families, and communities. The webinar will focus on defining toxic stress; its connection to health care, public health, and public safety; and next steps to increase prevention and mitigate the impact of toxic stress on children.
The webinar begins at 2pm EST, 11am PST.
The Center for Early Education Evaluation at HighScope will hold its Third Annual Conference for Early Childhood Research and Evaluation on the theme "Measuring Program Quality: Translating Research Into Policy and Practice." Registration is now open.
This forum will explore the benefits of early childhood education and a discussion of how tax resources are allocated in the education system.
The South Carolina Early Childhood Research Symposium is a forum for the exchange of ideas among early childhood researchers representing the health, education, safety, policy, economic, and other sectors.
NIEER Director W. Steven Barnett will be honored at the annual Preschool Advantage Turning Leaves Gala. Every $4,000 raised from sponsors will cover the tuition for a New Jersey child to attend preschool. There are a variety of sponsorship and advertising opportunities, available here.
This webinar will preview the QRIS Online Compendium (qriscompendium.org) which is a catalog and comparison of Quality Rating and Improvement Systems (QRIS) to promote thoughtful design, analysis and ongoing improvement in early care and education systems building. This website demonstration will walk participants through the three main data tools from qriscompendium.org: 1) detailed profiles on a number of dimensions of QRIS for all of the systems operating in the US, 2) top ten facts about QRIS from 2014, and 3) the functionality to create customizable data reports about QRIS.
Several NIEER researchers will be presenting at the 2014 NAEYC Conference, "Delivering on the Promise of Early Learning":
- NIEER Researchers Alissa Lange, Kimberly Brenneman, and Jorie Quinn will present "Incorporating language into early math instruction using research-based, developmentally appropriate strategies and activities" (Omni Dallas Hotel, Dallas Ballroom F. 11/6/14, 10AM)
- Kimberly Brenneman will also be contributing to the sessions "C4L (Connect4Learning): Interdisciplinary early childhood education including mathematics, science, literacy, and social-emotional development" (Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Ballroom C2. 11/5/2014, 8:30AM) and "Integrating science, technology, and engineering in pre-K: Step up your practice by transforming common 'good start' preschool activities into intellectually rigorous, developmentally appropriate experiences" (Hutchison Convention Center, Room D166. 11/6/2014, 3PM)
NIEER's Associate DIrector of Research Milagros Nores will be speaking as part of the Rutgers GSE "Brown Bag Series." This presentation will focus on up cognitive, linguistic, socio-emotional, nutritional and social effects of this comprehensive educational and nutritional 0-5 intervention in north eastern Colombia. The event will be held in Room 124 of the Rutgers Graduate School of Education, as well as a livestreaming on the GSE's YouTube channel.
The conference will focus on "The Power of the Teacher-Child Relationship: Encouraging, Inspiring, Transforming"