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 »

Dr. Patton-Terry joins with partners to welcome the Alliance for Early Success Georgia site Visit

In collaboration with the Alliance for Early Success, our partners at the Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Students (GEEARS) welcomed advocates from several states to learn lessons from Georgia’s Pre-K program.  Participants engaged in a series of site visits to Pre-K programs; meetings with state agency leaders, legislators and researchers; and experiences in both… more »

UCSC is represented at the SSSR annual conference

Faculty and graduate students in the Urban Child Study Center participated in the annual conference for the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading (SSSR) in Nova Scotia, Halifax this week. SSSR is an interdisciplinary, international society dedicated to promoting and advancing the principles of science to study of reading and related areas, including oral… more »

Patton-Terry and Washington are recognized by CEHD

Dr. Nicole Patton-Terry (4th from left) and Dr. Julie Washington (3rd from right) were recently recognized by  the College of Education and Human Development at Georgia State University for their outstanding accomplishments within the realm of research and academia.

Dr. Patton-Terry is the executive director  of the Urban Child Study Center and an associate professor … more »

D.E.W. Day was a success!

The semester is coming to an end as the campus begins to slowly vacate. Those that remain are finalizing course requirements and preparing for their next phase in life, whether it be matriculation or simply the next semester of their academic program. In the heart of Downtown Atlanta, an interdisciplinary research center exists called the… more »