Urban Child Study Center presents at ASHA

It’s been a busy conference month for the Urban Child Study Center.  Researchers and students traveled to Los Angeles to participate in the annual conference for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.  Drs. Lakeisha Johnson and Ryan Lee-James presented their research on Inhibitory control among African American English speakers.  We were also thrilled to support our graduate… more »

Urban Child Study Center presents at NAEYC

Research and partnerships activities within the Urban Child Study Center were highlighted at the annual conference for the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). Faculty and graduate students presented on various projects.  Along with his colleagues Drs. Hope Gerde and Margaret Quinn, Dr. Gary Bingham presented findings from… more »

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. 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 »