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Getting a Good Start: Research, Policy, and Practice in Pre-K Education: Closing the Achievement Gap


Friday November 21, 2014 @ 8:30am - 10:30am

The NYU Steinhardt Education Policy Breakfast Series brings together policy leaders, legislators, business people, heads of corporations, foundations and advocacy organizations, university faculty, and school superintendents. For more than a decade, our goal has been to illuminate contemporary educational issues and foster discussion among the many constituencies concerned with education at both the local and…

Brown Bag Series: Milagros Nores


Wednesday November 19, 2014 @ 11:45am - 1pm

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. NIEER used a multi-site, randomized trial with a longitudinal design on children birth…

Worthy Work, Still Unlivable Wages


Tuesday November 18, 2014 @ 10am

This event hosted by New America will be a discussion on how our nation supports and rewards early childhood teachers and feature the findings of Marcy Whitebook, Deborah Phillips, and Carollee Howes’s “Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study.”   This event will also be live…

Wonderplay Early Learning Conference


Friday, November 14, 2014 - November 15, 2014 @ 8:30am - 1pm

NAEYC 2014 Annual Conference: Delivering on the Promise of Early Learning


Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - November 8, 2014 @ 8am - 5pm

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…

The Caring Economy Starter Course


Wednesday November 5, 2014 @ 2pm

At this free lunchtime webinar, you will learn:  1. What is a Caring Economy? 3 essential components  2. Why now is the time to create a more sustainable and humane economic system  3. How you can participate in the Caring Economy Campaign and make a difference in your community Register here

New Online QRIS Compendium: Demonstration Webinar for National Partners


Friday October 24, 2014 @ 2pm - 3:30pm

Presenters: Debi Mathias (BUILD Initiative) & Sarah Friese (Child Trends)

Turning Leaves Gala


Thursday October 23, 2014 @ 6:30PM

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

Children: LA’s Greatest Investment


Tuesday October 21, 2014 @ 1:30pm - 6:30pm

Los Angeles has been selected and will host an early learning forum titled “Children: LA’s Greatest Investment” featuring Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and two panel discussions. The audience will include representatives from education, government, business, and philanthropy. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss how their organizations can commit to quality early learning and help begin…

2014 Institute for Child Success Research Symposium


Friday October 17, 2014 @ 7:30am - 4:30pm

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. The symposium showcases papers and presentations on recently completed and on-going projects conducted by researchers from universities, healthcare, and other organizations from around South Carolina. The…