State Relations

2016 Early Learning Showcase

Here are materials related to the Early Learning Showcase @ UW that occurred on July 19, 2016.


Pre-event reading:

Exploring the Infant Social Brain: What’s Going on in There? – Andrew N. Meltzoff and Patricia K. Kuhl

How does baby learn? – Molly McElroy, Ph.D for Columns Magazine

Early Achievers Standards Validation Study (Executive Summary) – Childcare Quality & Early Learning Center for Research and Professional Development

Early Achievers Ratings and Improvement System Standards – Washington State Department of Early Learning

Rethinking Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder – Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH

Focusing on the Smaller Adverse Childhood Experiences – The Overlooked Importance of Aces – Dimitri A. Christakis, MD, MPH

Bioecological model of economic disadvantage and children’s well-being – Liliana J. Lengua, Ph.D


Event presentations:

Overview of the Childcare Quality and Early Learning Center for Research and Professional Development – Gail Joseph, Ph.D. and Janet Soderberg, Ph.D.

How Early Experiences Affect Brain Development – Dimitri Christakis, MD, MPH

Bioecological Model of Economic Disadvantage and Children’s Well-Being – Liliana J. Lengua, Ph.D.