Welcome to the Center for Early Childhood and Family Studies

The Center for Early Childhood and Family Studies supports positive and equitable outcomes for all young children and their families.

  • The Center promotes evidence-based practices, research, and policies that support young children’s health and well-being, development, and learning in inclusive and diverse settings.
  • The Center provides leadership and coordination for projects and programs to improve early childhood and family studies within the University, and in local, state, national and international communities.
  • The Center provides a space for university and community professionals and family members to gather, to create, to innovate, to collaborate, and to learn from one another.