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Center for Early Childhood Education

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CECEThe Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) is an internationally recognized research and professional development institute focused on enhancing the quality of early care and education through:

Innovative research on child development and teacher-child interactions
Educational videos on best practice
Publications sharing research findings
Professional development and online trainings for those who work with young children and their families

Featured Content and News

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A Study of the Play of Dual Language Learners

This video highlights findings and teaching implications of a study of how dual language learners interact with their peers during play.

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Family Culture

Learning About a Child’s Family Culture

Dr. Tanya Moorehead discusses one idea for helping children and families of all backgrounds feel welcome and understood in the classroom.

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Distance Communication

Building Relationships from a Distance

Resources, ideas, and videos on how to maintain strong relationships with families when your school or program is closed.

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Self Care

The Importance of Self-Care for ECE Professionals

A new video on preventing burn-out and focusing on long-term wellness.

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Video Clip Library for Faculty and Trainers

We have been steadily adding new clips this year. The library now includes over 450 video clips designed for professional learning!

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Online Training Modules

Free online trainings for home visitors on topics such as infant mental health, trauma, family play and child development.

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