2017 National Principals Conference: Supporting High Quality Education in the PreK-Third Grade Years

Vincent J. Costanza, Shannon Riley-Ayers, Ph.D., Sharon Ryan, Ed.D.

This presentation was shared during the 2017 National Principals Conference in Philadelphia.

As evidenced in the 2015 Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC) report, the system of care and education for our youngest children is fragmented.

The session provided research on kindergarten through third grade classrooms as well as elements of a professional development approach that is designed to fuse rigorous and appropriate experiences for children as they transition from early childhood settings to the primary years of schooling.

See related blog Giving Young Students a Bigger Slice of the Pie (Chart) by NIEER Associate Research Professor Shannon Riley-Ayers


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