Consortium Overview & Mission
The Consortium for Early Education Research and Family Empowerment upholds the University commitment to support historically underrepresented communities and Head Start’s mission to serve low-income families through agencies in their local communities promoting family well-being and school readiness.
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The research consortium will foster social development within a larger community through relevant research that expands our understanding of ecologically embedded education practices and their impact on children and families in the community. The establishment of interdisciplinary faculty and student research teams will promote academic success and equip students with marketable skills that prepare them for rewarding careers. These collaborative teams of faculty, staff
The Consortium for Early Education Research and Family Empowerment seeks to research, identify and positively impact the educational future of children and families in the community through policy and practice.
In recognition of the critical importance of the first five years of life and the value of familial influence, the Consortium for Early Education Research and Family
Through the generation of new knowledge, content-focused and interdisciplinary research teams seek to support the empowerment of teachers as they engage with children and families they serve. By expanding our understanding of the multiple ways to support young learners, researchers generate systemic change through advocacy efforts and policy change.
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Joining A Research Team
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