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

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CEED Seed Funding Competition

The 2015 competition for the CEED Collaborative Research Award, an award for seed funds to initiate a collaboration with CEED researchers, is now closed. Please contact Michele Mazzocco at if you have questions about future competitions.

We are pleased to announce that three applicants representing departments across the University received funding to pursue the following collaborative research projects:

  • Maria Kroupina, Department of Pediatrics: Online Pilot Course for Medical Specialists: Early Childhood Development and Mental Health.
  • Amanda Sullivan, Department of Educational Psychology: Can ECSE Make a Difference for Children with Developmental Delays and Disabilities?
  • Susan Walker, Department of Family Social Science: Expanding the Scholarship of Reflective Practice to Parent Education.

Updates on these projects will be reported in 2016. 

CEHD Research Day

Christopher Watson and Mary Harrison Karen Storm, Christopher Watson, and Ann Bailey

Christopher Watson and Mary Harrison (left) presented their poster A Practitioner Change Process: Findings from Qualitative Research Exploring Early Interventionists' Participation in a Reflective Consultation Group at the 2015 CEHD Research Day. Karen Storm, Christopher Watson, and Ann Bailey (right) presented their poster The Effects of Reflective Supervision on Home Visitor Burnout.

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