Supporting ongoing quality improvement in early childhood education by focusing on standards, curriculum, and assessment
The OEC and the RESC Alliance are working together to provide Quality Improvement Supports related to Standards, Curriculum, and Assessment for early childhood education providers.
- December 18, 2020
In collaboration with the Connecticut Office of Early Childhood (OEC) and State Department of Education (SDE), PEER recently completed a study of the association between children's participation in the Preschool Development Grant (PDG) program and kindergarten outcomes.
- November 30, 2020
COVID-19 stressors and parenting practices: Initial results from Penn State/Yale study of family wellbeing and child safety
Dr. Christian Connell of Penn State University and Dr. Michael Strambler of the Partnership for Early Education Research (PEER) at Yale University partnered to examine the relationship between COVID-19 stressors, COVID-19 distress, parental neglect, and parenting practices by surveying a representative sample of families of children ages 0-18. The study is currently under review at a scientific journal, and Drs. Connell and Strambler believe that this is the largest regional investigation of its kind to date.
- November 16, 2020
Angela Haeny, PhD, and Derrick Gordon, PhD, were honored November 13 at the annual Business Meeting of the Connecticut Psychological Association
- November 12, 2020
Cindy Crusto, PhD, Associate Professor and Deputy Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of the Connecticut Psychological Association (CPA) Award for Distinguished Contribution to Diversity in Psychology.
- October 30, 2020
PEER has concluded the initial evaluation of the early STEM education model implemented at Maritime Odyssey Preschool. Over the past two years, PEER worked with Odyssey Learning, Inc. and The Maritime Aquarium to develop a logic model, design and initial implementation, and examine the association of program participation with child outcomes.
- September 28, 2020
Michael Awad, PhD, a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Psychiatry, has been awarded the Loren Frankel Student Research Award for Division 51, Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities, of the American Psychological Association (APA).
- August 31, 2020
The Partnership for Early Education Research (PEER) is pleased to announce the release of its series of policy and practice briefs focused on supporting multilingual learners, which was produced as a part of the partnership’s dual language learner/English learn project.
- July 24, 2020
Lessons from the field: An interview with former Norwalk Public Schools superintendent Dr. Adamowski
Last week, PEER had the opportunity to interview Dr. Steven Adamowski on the occasion of his retirement from a long and distinguished career in public education. We asked for Dr. Adamowski’s reflections on a variety of topics in education.
- June 26, 2020
The recent police killings of unarmed African Americans, and the unrest they have sparked, have led the PEER Management Team to reflect on how our mission relates to the current moment and our role in contributing to solutions.