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The Imperative to Invest in Infants and Toddlers: Why and How

January 3, 2019 Economics and Finance
Lori Connors-Tadros

CEELO Senior Project Director Lori Connors-Tadros shared this presentaion in December 2018 with the Louisiana Early Childhood Care and Education Commission . The Louisiana legislature has charged the Commission with making recommendations to build on the current early care and education (ECE) quality infrastructure. The presentation provides information on how selected states have developed a sustainable financing plan for increasing access…

A Look at Prekindergarten Across the Country

August 17, 2018 Economics and FinanceState & Local

NIEER Early Childhood Education Policy Specialist Karin Garver  and  CEELO Senior Project Director Lori Connors-Tadros  presented a webinar hosted by the National Conference of State Legislatures discussing  The State of Preschool 2017 yearbook , and calculating costs for quality using the  CPQ&R  tool. The webinar was part of NCSL’s Early Learning Fellows Webinar Series. The NCSL Care and Education project covers a range of policy…

Increasing Returns from Large Scale Investment in ECE

June 22, 2018 Economics and FinanceInternationalOutcomes

NIEER Founder Steven Barnett was a keynote speaker during the  Second International Early Childhood Action Congress  held June 14 & 15, 2018 in Paris focused on “The Transition to School: Equity, quality & innovation.” Dr. Barnett shared this presentation during the “Key Promising Paths to Strengthening Transition Capacity Building” session, addressing questions such as the need to invest in the educational…

Congressional Briefing: The State of Preschool 2012

April 1, 2013 AccessEconomics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityQuality and CurriculumState & Local

Presentation by NIEER Director W. Steven Barnett at the Congressional Briefing on April 30, 2013 accompanying the release of The State of Preschool 2012: State Preschool Yearbook in Washington, DC.

The State of Preschool 2012: State Preschool Yearbook Press Conference

April 1, 2013 AccessEconomics and FinanceGovernance and AccountabilityQuality and CurriculumState & Local

Remarks and presentation by NIEER Director W. Steven Barnett at the release of The State of Preschool 2012: State Preschool Yearbook in Washington, DC. The state of preschool in America is a state of emergency, devastated by the Great Recession and the failure of our leaders to prioritize early educational opportunity. 

The Economics of Early Childhood Programs: Lasting Benefits and Large Returns

March 1, 2013 Economics and FinanceOutcomesQuality and Curriculum

NIEER Associate Director of Research Milagros Nores presented at a conference at Loyola University in Chicago entitled “Early Childhood Education for the Future: The Creative Use of Public-Private Partnerships to Provide Cost-Effective, High-Quality School Readiness Program.” Dr. Nores was part of a panel discussing the educational, social and economic benefits of preschool education along with Sara…

The True Value of ECE

March 1, 2013 Economics and FinanceOutcomesState & Local

This presentation includes findings from decades worth of research on preschool education and its benefits. NIEER Director Steven Barnett was one of the presenters at a Congressional briefing on the importance of investing in early childhood education, including economic benefits. Dr. Barnett presented the research findings on pre-K education’s outcomes, including NIEER’s most recent study…

Early Childhood Development in Latin America: A Cost-Effective Poverty Eradication Strategy

November 1, 2012 Economics and FinanceOutcomesQuality and Curriculum

Milagros Nores, NIEER’s Associate Director of Research, joined Columbia University’s celebration of 50 years of Latin American studies at the school by speaking about early childhood education research and policy at “A Conversation on Education Across the Americas.” This event featured a panel made up of alumni from the university’s Teachers College. The other panelists…

Investing in Early Childhood Education and Care

November 1, 2012 Economics and FinanceOutcomes

NIEER Director Steve Barnett presented the key note address at an international conference on “Early Childhood: Secure Childhood. Promising Future” at Princess Nora University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  His presentation and paper, jointly authored with NIEER Assistant Research Professor Milagros Nores, was titled Investing in Early Childhood Education: A Global Perspective . ANother file

Investing in Better Early Care and Education to Improve Human Development

October 1, 2012 AccessEconomics and FinanceOutcomesQuality and CurriculumUniversal and Targeted

NIEER Director Steve Barnett spoke about the return on investment in supporting pre-K with public funding at the Global HR Forum in Seoul, South Korea.