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National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) Webinar Series: May 8 & May 18, 2015


Friday, May 8, 2015 - May 18, 2015 @ 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Webinar 1 (May 8, 2:30-4:00pm EDT): This first webinar will present an overview of the NSECE study design, including types of research questions supported by the data and the interrelationships between the four surveys that comprise the NSECE. We will discuss the sampling approach and achieved sample size for each component survey. Finally, we will…

Early Childhood Assessment Systems Analysis: An Evaluation and Planning Session


Friday May 15, 2015 @ 8am

There are effective uses and misuses of data for decision making.  Let’s look at the “what” and “how” of evaluation (both child and program). Using assessment mapping, you will do an analysis of your assessment system. And based on these findings, you will plan concrete next steps to more effectively use data to inform instructional…

2015 National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute


Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - May 14, 2015 @ 8am - 12:30pm

The Inclusion Institute, presented by the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG), is the premier event for people from all early childhood sectors to come together to learn, share, and problem-solve about inclusion for young children. This year’s theme is Implementing Quality Inclusion Practices:  Supporting People, Programs, and Policies. NIEER’s Jim Squires will be presemtimg…

Capitol Hill Briefing: Why Classroom Diversity Matters in Early Education


Wednesday April 29, 2015 @ 2pm

Join us on April 29 to hear what we know about racial and economic diversity in Head Start and state pre-K classrooms, how diversity and quality are linked, and what steps policymakers can take to increase diversity in preschool classrooms.

A Better Start: Why Classroom Diversity Matters in Early Education.


Wednesday April 29, 2015 @ 2pm

The Century Foundation and the Poverty & Race Research Action Council invite you to attend a Capitol Hill Briefing on a new report,  A Better Start: Why Classroom Diversity Matters in Early Education.

NWLC & CLASP’s CCDBG Implementation Guide Webinar


Wednesday April 15, 2015 @ 2pm

NWLC  and CLASP will be hosting a webinar about CCDBG implementation and the new guide on April 15, 2-3pm EST.  You can register for that webinar  here !

Excellence in the Early Grades District Leadership Summit


Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - March 26, 2015 @ 11:30am - 2:30pm

Hosted in partnership with the Urban Education Institute, Excellence in the Early Grades will highlight innovative alignment models and district-level policy and practice designed to achieve better student outcomes. With in-depth seminars and opportunities to network with other committed local leaders, attendees will leave with inspiring new ideas for approaching this critical work in their…

2015 SRCD Biennial Meeting


Thursday, March 19, 2015 - March 21, 2015 @ 8am - 5pm

Join SRCD for its  biennial meeting , including presentations from NIEER Researchers: Friday, March 20 Paper Symposium: Integrated School Readiness InterventionsPaper title: C4L (Connect4Learning): Interdisciplinary early childhood education—math, science, literacy, and social-emotional development.  Authors: Mary Louise Hemmeter; Doug Clements; Julie Sarama; Nell K. Duke; Kimberly Brenneman (NIEER/EC STEM Lab)9:55am to 11:25am, Marriott, Franklin Hall 2 Poster Session Poster Title: Preliminary validity and reliability…

The Texas Promise Screening


Friday March 20, 2015 @ 7:30PM

When Texas cut $5.4 billion from public schools, affecting 5 million students, Texans protested and districts sued the state and won. The Texas Promise is the gripping story of equity, politics, money, and our children as Texas and the nation make historic decisions about education, opportunity and our democracy. An interview with NIEER Director Steve…

Status of Preschool Special Education (IDEA Part B 619) State Data Systems


Thursday March 19, 2015 @ 3pm