NAECR selects 2021-22 Policy Fellows

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NAECR selects 2021-22 Policy Fellows

27 Sep 2021     By Chuck Green, CYFS

The Nebraska Academy for Early Childhood Research has selected five faculty members to serve as Policy Fellows for the 2021-22 academic year.

The NAECR Policy Fellows Program is designed to educate early childhood researchers on policy processes, impacts and relationships to research; to provide policymakers with insight into the latest early childhood research at the University of Nebraska; and to generate collaboration among researchers and policymakers to develop effective research agendas that enrich early childhood experiences. 

The program features a series of informal conversations between NAECR early childhood researchers and First Five Nebraska.

2021-22 NAECR Policy Fellows:

Alexandra Daro, research specialist, Buffett Early Childhood Institute

Jenna Finch, assistant professor of psychology, UNL

Anne Karabon, assistant professor of teacher education, University of Nebraska Omaha 

Marisa Macy, Cille and Ron Williams Chair of Early Childhood Education, University of Nebraska Kearney

Amanda Prokasky, assistant professor of education and child development, UNMC Monroe-Meyer Institute

College of Education and Human Sciences