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Early Childhood

Allison Lundy

Recent graduate Allison Lundy's honors thesis accepted for publication

Allison Lundy ’20, a recent graduate who majored in Early Childhood Education and Psychology, has been notified that her honors thesis, “Effects of Active Outdoor Play on Preschool...

Posted on July 17, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

Julianna Gray

Julianna Gray receives Gilman International Scholarship to study in Spain

Julianna Gray ’23 of Waterford, CT, has been named the recipient of a $4,000 Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad in Spain.

Posted on July 17, 2020 by Dwight Bachman

TIMPANI toy

Eastern Reveals 2019 TIMPANI Toy Study Results

Eastern Connecticut State University's Center for Early Childhood Education announced on Dec. 9 that "Family Counters" by Learning Resources has been named the 2019 TIMPANI (Toys...

Posted on December 10, 2019 by Julia DeLapp

Eastern Student Research Lends Insight into Dual Language Learning

Eastern Connecticut State University student Stefanie Dominguez ’18, an Early Childhood Education and Communication major, recently had her research thesis published in the Early Childhood...

Posted on March 08, 2018 by Anne Pappalardo

Eastern's CFDRC Continues to Maintain Excellence

- The Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC) at Eastern Connecticut State University was recently notified by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) that...

Posted on March 03, 2018 by Anne Pappalardo

Eastern's Center for Early Childhood Education Reaches 1 Million on YouTube

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) has reached a milestone on its YouTube account- passing one million views this February. The YouTube...

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Casey Collins

Eastern Reveals 2017 TIMPANI Winner

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education announced on Dec. 6 that “Animal Kingdom Mega Pack” by Animal Planet has been named the 2017 TIMPANI...

Posted on December 07, 2017 by Ed Osborn

Eastern’s CFDRC Reaccredited!

The Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC) at Eastern Connecticut State University was recently notified by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) that...

Posted on November 29, 2017 by Anne Pappalardo

Education students supervise preschool children on the climbing wall of the Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC)

Eastern's Teacher Preparation Program Achieves Reaccreditation

Eastern Connecticut State University recently received continued accreditation through fall 2021 from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), based on the standards of the...

Posted on May 30, 2017

Eastern’s CECE Wins Sixth “Telly” Award

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) was recently notified that they have been awarded a bronze “Telly” Award for their promotional...

Posted on March 27, 2017 by Anne Pappalardo

Eastern Unveils 2016 TIMPANI Toy Study Results

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education announced on Dec. 12 that “Plus-Plus®,” a toy made by the Danish company Plus-Plus®, has been...

Posted on December 13, 2016 by Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education announced on Dec. 12 that “Plus-Plus®,” a toy made by the Danish company Plus-Plus®, has been named the 2016 TIMPANI (Toys that Inspire Mindful Play and Nurture Imagination)

Eastern Professors Receive Funding for Spencer Foundation Proposal

In early September, Eastern Connecticut State University professors Jeffrey Trawick-Smith and Sudha Swaminathan received funding for their Spencer Foundation proposal titled “The Relationship...

Posted on September 28, 2016 by Anthony LaPenna

Eastern Researchers Observe Urban Preschool, Publish Study on Math Talk

The use of basic mathematics in the preschool setting has been linked to academic success later in life, according to Jeffrey Trawick-Smith, professor of early childhood education at Eastern...

Posted on August 23, 2016 by Michael Rouleau

Center for Early Childhood Education Wins Telly Award

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education (CECE) was recently notified that they have been awarded a bronze “Telly” Award for their video,...

Posted on April 06, 2016 by Anne Pappalardo

Mini Boom Box Parade

The Child and Family Development Resource Center (CFDRC) hosted its annual Mini Boom Box Parade on July 2. Adorned in patriotic clothing and costumes, approximately 60 children who are enrolled at...

Posted on July 06, 2015 by Michael Rouleau

Fun Mud Day Pushes Kids to Get Dirty

“I try.” That was the message to the preschool children during the Fun Mud Day obstacle course at Eastern Connecticut State University on May 4. Based on the military-style obstacle...

Posted on May 05, 2015

Center for Early Childhood Education Videos Promote Good Teaching Habits

Eastern Connecticut State University’s Center for Early Childhood Education has released two videos that provide early childhood educators tips on how to turn classrooms into better learning...

Posted on February 24, 2015 by Ryan King