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Webinar: Admins, Policymakers, & Federal Staff:Family & Provider/Teacher Relationship Quality Measurement


Monday September 8, 2014 @ 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Webinar attendees will learn about: • The FPTRQ project; • FPTRQ’s conceptual model of family and provider/teacher relationships; • The development of the FPTRQ surveys; • A review of the psychometric properties of the FPTRQ constructs and subscales; and • How to administer, score, and use the surveys.

Webcast: Workshop on Financing Investment in Young Children Globally


Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - August 27, 2014 @ 8:30am - 5pm

The Forum on Investing in Young Children Globally of the National Academy of Sciences (Board on Children, Youth and Families and Board on Global Health)—in partnership with the Center for Early Childhood Education and Development, Ambedkar University, Delhi—will be conducting an interactive public workshop featuring presentations and discussions that identify some of the current issues…

Implementing Prekindergarten Expansion in New York City And Michigan


Tuesday July 22, 2014 @ 3pm

Moderated by:   Helen Blank, Director of Child Care and Early Learning, National Women’s Law Center  Featuring:  Susan Broman, Deputy Superintendent for the Office of Great Start, Michigan Department of Education  Betty Holcomb, Director of Public Policy, Center for Children’s Initiatives, New York City   Nancy Kolben, Executive Director, Center for Children’s Initiatives, New York City   Richard…

America Speaks: Grow America stronger with early childhood education


Thursday July 17, 2014 @ 9am - 10:15am

The First Five Years Fund will release the results of a new bipartisan poll on early childhood education and host a bipartisan discussion.

Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood


Monday, July 7, 2014 - July 9, 2014 @ 8am - 5pm

Workshop: Introducing the Third Grade Follow-Up to the Head Start Impact Study


Monday July 7, 2014 @ 6:30PM

This training workshop will provide an overview of the Third Grade Follow-up to the Head Start Impact Study (HSIS). Along with a discussion of the unique characteristics of this newest HSIS cohort, the workshop will provide an overview of the study design, methodology, key findings and introduce potential data users to technical issues associated with…

Children’s Budget Summit 2014


Tuesday June 24, 2014 @ 12pm - 4pm

Children’s Budget Summit 2014 features a keynote address by Ronald Brownstein. Brownstein is CNN’s senior political and election analyst and the political director of Atlantic Media Company, publisher of National Journal and The Atlantic. Other agenda highlights include: A presentation on public support for children’s issues by David Kanevsky, Research Director at American Viewpoint, a national political…

The Power of Playful Learning in Early Education: How Guided Play Sparks Social and Academic Outcomes


Wednesday June 18, 2014 @ 2pm - 3:30pm

Big Dreams for New York’s Youngest Children: The future of early care and education


Tuesday June 17, 2014 @ 8:30AM

As the city launches an expanded Pre-K network for 4-year-olds, what will happen to subsidized child care for younger kids? Can the reform vision of Early Learn be put fully into action, and sustained? A conversation with experts in the field, including Dr. Steven Barnett, and the release of findings from a new Center for…

NAEYC 2014 National Institute for Early Childhood Professional Development


Sunday, June 8, 2014 - June 11, 2014 @ 8am - 5pm

The  NAEYC 2014 National Institute  for Early Childhood Professional Development will be held in Minneapolis June 8-11. A list of featured sessions is available  here