The Urban Child Study Center goes 2GEN

Led by our partners at Sheltering Arms Early Education and Family Centers, Educare Atlanta hosted its third annual Educare Two-Generation (2GEN) Acceleration Peer-Learning Exchange in Phoenix, AZ.  The peer learning exchange served as an opportunity for Educare Atlanta to create a network with its sister Educare schools in New Orleans, Central Maine, and Arizona… more »

Shaneeka Favors-Welch receives Most Outstanding Student Research Award

Shaneeka Favors-Welch received the Most Outstanding Student Research Award at the Georgia Educational Research Association. We salute her for a job well done on her accomplishment. Shaneeka is a doctorate level graduate research assistant for the Urban Child Study Center. The Georgia Educational Research Association (GERA) is a state affiliate of the American Educational Research… more »

Dr. Bingham presents at the Friendship House

Dr. Bingham presented on the importance of early childhood education on September 29th at the Friendship House’s Spaghetti Supper Fundraiser in Dalton, Georgia. Friendship House is one of few NAEYC accredited and 3 Start Quality Rated programs in North Georgia. The Fundraiser, which provided over 2,200 meals to Dalton residents, was an opportunity to highlight… more »

GEEARS releases A Framework for School Readiness in Georgia

This month, our partners at the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS) released A Framework for School Readiness in Georgia.  The framework was developed with various stakeholders throughout the state, with the goal of adopting a shared comprehensive definition of school readiness for Georgia.  The framework represents input from parents, teachers, principals, researchers,… more »