Tag: Head Start

NAU lab brings language skills to Flagstaff kids

| March 25, 2015
NAU lab brings language skills to Flagstaff kids

NAU’s Child Development and Language Lab is developing programs for use by Head Start preschool and grade school teachers. The lab, which is part of NAU’s Institute for Human Development, is run by Trina Spencer, a language intervention and assessment researcher. Spencer works closely with a team of undergraduate and graduate students who join her at area schools to do language skill work with young students.

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Early Learning: U.S. education committee calls for strengthening Head Start

| January 28, 2015
Early Learning: U.S. education committee calls for strengthening Head Start

January 21, 2015 • By Susan Frey • EdSource The U.S. House of Representatives education committee released a white paper Wednesday that calls for strengthening the federal Head Start preschool program by coordinating existing early learning programs, improving quality and enhancing parental involvement. “Quality early childhood education plays an important role in the health and […]

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