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.
CEED Invites Applications For Seed Funding
The Center for Early Education and Development (CEED) announces a new seed funding initiative to further its mission to improve developmental outcomes of all young children. The initiative aims to establish new collaborations between UMN faculty and CEED researchers, particularly collaborations with a high probability of continuity. UMN faculty may apply for up to $10,000 of support; up to three awards will be made. Read more and download the RFP instructions. Proposal deadline extended to January 31, 2015.
- Registrations Invited: 2015 Minnesota Round Table on Early Education. From Knowledge to Application: Integrating Trauma-Informed Approach into Practice with Young Children and Families. Read more and register.
- 2015 Update: Supply and Demand for Early Care and Education Services in North Minneapolis: Analyses of Current Capacity and Use of School-Based Early Education and Family and Center-Based Child Care Programs in Zip Codes 55411 and 55412, prepared by Kevin Overson and Scott McConnell, CEED@UROC, January 12, 2015. Read more about this project.
- APPLICATION PROCESS STILL OPEN: As part of the Minnesota’s Race to the Top: Early Learning Challenge funding, CEED is hosting Train the Trainer (TOT) opportunities on multiple training modules regarding Authentic Assessment. There is no cost for participating; however, trainers must meet training criteria, including level of education, major area of study, and experience with early childhood assessment and related topics. To participate, complete the Authentic Assessment Trainer Application.
- View related webinars on the Early Childhood Assessment Project. Questions? Contact Ann Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- CLASS™ Learning Modules: View (for free or for a fee with certificate) learning modules to assist in understanding CLASS™ concepts in Minnesota's quality initiatives.
Minnesota Framework for Universal Multicultural Instruction: Meeting the Needs of All Learners. This framework is intended to support professional development that embeds inclusive multicultural practice.