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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

  • Circle of Security© has established a DVD parenting education program that offers the core components of the internationally acclaimed, evidence-based Circle of Security© protocol. CEED’s Irving Harris Training Program at the University of Minnesota, will sponsor a four-day seminar led by Glen Cooper to train professionals on the use of this eight-chapter DVD produced in order to educate parents and caregivers. Circle of Security© Parenting takes decades of attachment research and applies it in an accessible step-by-step process for use in group settings, home visitation, or individual counseling. The training will be held Monday through Thursday, May 23-26, 2016 at the Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 55401. The cost for Early Bird registration is $900.00; after April 24th, pay $1,000.00. Please visit the Circle of Security© website to learn more and to register.
  • The 2016 Minnesota Early Intervention Summer Institute takes place June 14-15, 2016 at St. John's University. Registration opens March 7. Read more on the Summer Institute web page.
  • 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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