Each year, the Early Learning Center in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences (CEHHS) hosts the Early Learning Institute. The institute is an intimate and engaging professional development experience for early childhood professionals interested in inquiry and nature-based learning.
This year’s event was June 1 & 2nd and featured Mary Jane Moran, newly appointed department head for Child & Family Studies in CEHHS, as one of the featured speakers. Also featured was Bob Coulter, director of the Litzsinger Road Ecology Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Read more about the featured speakers.
The Early Learning Center, supported by parent fee revenues and university funds, provides learning environments for young children six weeks through kindergarten as well as the academic support of more than one hundred students enrolled annually in Child and Family studies coursework and educators from the broader community of early childhood education.