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Welcome to CEED

CEED's mission is to improve developmental outcomes for children through applied research, policy, and professional development.

Explore the links to learn about CEED, our resources and services, events, and professional development opportunities.

UMN's College of Education and Human Development aligns CEED to the Institute of Child Development

Events and Reports

  • The 2016 report Assessing Trainers of Early Childhood Practitioners: A Review of Current Literature was completed under contract with Child Care Aware of Minnesota and made possible with a grant from the Minnesota Department of Human Services using federal funding. The review, authored by Beth Menninga and Amy Susman-Stillman, summarizes research and best practices on assessing early childhood trainer skills and competencies. (47 pages)
  • The 2015 Minnesota Early Childhood Risk & Reach Report was produced by a partnership of Wilder Research, the University of Minnesota, and the Minnesota Departments of Education (MDE), Health (MDH), and Human Services (DHS).


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