The Institute of Education Sciences National Center for Special Education Research recently awarded a team of researchers from the Anita Zucker Center $1.39 million to further previous research on embedded instruction for children with disabilities.
The project will demonstrate implementation of the PBC-DIDM model, evaluate fidelity of model implementation in six diverse sites serving young children with disabilities, and examine relationships between practitioners’ fidelity of practice implementation and child(family) outcomes.
Center Director Patricia Synder has been named the 2021 Kauffman-Hallahan-Pullen Distinguished Researcher, by the Council for Exceptional Children Division for Research.
In May 2020, more than 100 researchers, practitioners and stakeholders gathered for the Virtual Summit on Opioid Use During Pregnancy. This convening builds off of the momentum of the momentum of the 2017 Inaugural Early Childhood National Summit and 2018 Early Childhood: Critical Legal Issues and Strategies Summit.
"Keep your passion and commitment to the field of early childhood studies, and dedicate yourself to learning from young children, their families and professionals who work with them."
“Ellie has been and remains a champion for developmental equity for our youngest children.”