Early Childhood Development & Learning

WestEd's Julie Nicholson Publishes Findings in Early Child Development and Care

WestEd Published Articles

The study evaluated literature on leadership in early childhood with an eye toward equity and social justice.Read More

Congratulations to WestEd's 2017 Staff Award Winners!

Celebrating Staff - Staff Awards 2017

Learn about the extraordinary work of the 2017 winners of WestEd's Staff Recognition Awards.Read More

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.Read More

Program for Infant/Toddler Care Trainer Institute: Register Today!

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Learn how to improve the quality of care for infants and toddlers in your programs, communities, and state, as well as adult learning and teaching strategies. Read More

Getting It Right for Our Babies, Now in Spanish

Infant and caretaker parent together.

Learn about the challenges facing families and infant/toddler teachers through the story of baby Eva.Read More

Engaging Culturally Diverse Families in Preschool Education

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WestEd staff will present on efforts to nurture parents’ critical role in the education of their preschool children.Read More

Build Social and Emotional Skills in the Classroom, Birth through Third Grade

Spotlight on Young Children: Social and Emotional Development

Foster healthy behaviors through classroom practices, routines, and lessons.Read More

Inserting Child-Initiated Play into an American Urban School District

WestEd Published Articles

WestEd's Julie Nicholson co-authors article published in American Journal of Play.Read More

Pre-K Mathematics Training Workshops: Register Today!

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WestEd's Early Mathematics Training Network will provide one-day workshops to select Region 9 Head Start programs. Read More

Recognizing Postmodern Intersectional Identities in Leadership for Early Childhood

WestEd Published Articles

WestEd's Julie Nicholson re-examines the leadership concepts in the field of early childhood education.Read More