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Opening Plenary
Access to High-Quality Early Care and Education: Challenges and Opportunities in Innovative Efforts

Greetings

  • John W. Hagen (University of Michigan; Society for Research in Child Development)
  • Lonnie R. Sherrod (Executive Director, Society for Research in Child Development)
  • Naomi Goldstein (Deputy Assistant Secretary for Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families)
  • Linda Smith (Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development, Administration for Children and Families)

Access to High-Quality Early Care and Education: Challenges and Opportunities in Innovative Efforts

  • Chair: Chrishana Lloyd (The Nicholson Foundation)
  • Shannon Rudisill (Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development, Administration for Children and Families)
  • Sarah Friese (Child Trends)
  • Discussant: Veronica Ray (The Leaguers, Inc. Head Start Program)
Breakout
Preparing for Success in School: What Matters the Most
  • Chair: Sally Atkins-Burnett (Mathematica Policy Research)
  • Lizabeth Malone (Mathematica Policy Research)
  • Margaret Burchinal (Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
  • Yange Xue (Mathematica Policy Research)
  • Discussant: Douglas Clements (University of Denver)
Master Lecture
Early Childhood Development in an Era of Widening Economic Disparities
  • Chair: Hakim Rashid (Howard University)
  • Rashmita Mistry (University of California, Los Angeles)
Plenary
Universal Home Visiting: Evidence of Impact
  • Chair: Rachel Chazan Cohen (University of Massachusetts Boston)
  • Kenneth A. Dodge (Duke University)
  • Barbara DuBransky (First 5 LA)
  • Discussant: Deborah Daro (Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago)
Master Lecture
Engaging Families in the Health and Well-Being of their Children: The Health Literacy Approach
  • Chair: Ariella Herman (UCLA/Johnson & Johnson Health Care Institute)
  • Benard Dreyer (American Academy of Pediatrics; New York University)
Plenary
Using a Cultural Lens to Improve Early Childhood Classroom Interactions with Children of Color
  • Chair: Iheoma Iruka (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
  • Stephanie Curenton (Rutgers University)
  • Bryant Jensen (Brigham Young University)
  • Discussant: Tonia Durden (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
Master Lecture
Brain-Based Learning: Understanding Language Development and the Bilingual Brain
  • Chair: Lisa Lopez (University of South Florida)
  • Ioulia Kovelman (University of Michigan; University of Texas at Austin)
  • Discussant: Linda Smith (Deputy Assistant Secretary for Early Childhood Development, Administration for Children and Families)
Plenary
Unique Needs Out of the City: Supporting the Development of Young Children in Rural Communities
  • Lynne Vernon-Feagans (University of North Carolina)
  • Susan Sheridan (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
  • Discussant: Helen Raikes (University of Nebraska, Lincoln)
Master Lecture
Promoting Early Math: Advances in Understanding Who to Teach What
  • Chair: Daryl Greenfield (University of Miami)
  • Douglas Clements (University of Denver)
  • Julie Sarama (University of Denver)
Breakout
Exploring Linkages among Early Care and Education Quality, Access, and Stability of Care
  • Chair: Tamara Halle (Child Trends)
  • Elizabeth E. Davis (University of Minnesota)
  • Rebecca Madill (Child Trends)
  • Heather Sandstrom (Urban Institute)
  • Discussant: Nicole Forry (Child Trends)
Closing Plenary
2016 Edward Zigler Master Session – Self-Regulation and Executive Function: The Forest and the Trees
  • Chair: Sarah Watamura (University of Denver)
  • Clancy Blair (New York University)
  • Stephanie Jones (Harvard University)

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