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Presentation on Third Grade Reading Success


January 1, 2013 Outcomes

Thomas Schultz, CEELO Senior Scientist and Program Director at the Council of Chief State School Officers, presented to the Ohio Third Grade Reading Guarantee early childhood work group on January 7. This presentation focused on third grade reading success, highlighting evidence of disparities and gaps between low- and high-risk students and providing evidence on why…

CEELO Presentation to the North Central Comprehensive Center Advisory Board Meeting


January 1, 2013 AccessState & Local

Dr. Lori Connors-Tadros, NIEER’s Senior Project Director for the Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO), presented to the North Central Comprehensive Cente r’s Advisory Board meeting in Denver, Colorado. The presentation shared an overview of early childhood policies in the region’s four states – Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Dr. Connors-Tadros discussed CEELO’s goals to build State Education Agencies’ capacity to support…

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.

Desarrollo de la Educacion Inicial: Lecciones aprendidas alrededor del mundo


August 1, 2012 Economics and FinanceOutcomes

In this Spanish-language presentation, NIEER Director W. Steven Barnett discussed investing in the first five years of life to promote children’s healthy development. Dr. Barnett gave this presentation at the Universidad Rafael Landivar in Guatemala City, Guatemala. He spoke on the importance of public investments in early education for children to reach their full potential.

An Assessment Primer: Effective assessment in the early childhood classroom


July 1, 2012 Assessment

NIEER Assistant Research Professor Shannon Riley-Ayers presented a primer on early childhood assessment at the One Goal Summer Conference in Tampa, Florida.

The Impact of Quality ECEC on Child Development: Designing Effective Policy and Practice


June 1, 2012 AccessEconomics and FinanceOutcomesQuality and CurriculumUniversal and Targeted

At the inaugural meeting of the Work and Family Researchers Network, NIEER Director Steven Barnett gave this presentation on the benefits of high-quality preschool education.

Experimental Comparison of Two-way & Monolingual Immersion in Preschool


June 1, 2012 English Language LearnersGovernance and AccountabilityOutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & Local

At the Head Start National Research Conference in Washingon, DC, NIEER Director Steve Barnett spoke on instruction for English language learners in preschool education classrooms.

Early Education in Georgia: Making the Smart Choice


June 1, 2012 OutcomesQuality and CurriculumState & Local

NIEER Senior Research Fellow Jim Squires gave this keynote address at the GeorgiaForward Education Summit in Atlanta, Georgia.