Elsa Escalante, graduate student in the Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, has earned a dissertation award from the Society for Research in Child Development. She is one of four recipients of the 2016 Patrice L. Engle Dissertation Grant in Early Child Development.
Sheree Moser, assistant professor of practice in Child, Youth and Family Studies, has been named the Association of Career and Technical Education of Nebraska (ACTEN) Postsecondary Teacher of the Year. She received the award last month at the Nebraska Career Education Conference in Kearney.
The College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will present its annual CEHS awards at 10 a.m., April 22 at the Sheldon Museum of Art, with a reception following. All CEHS faculty, staff, friends and family are invited to attend. The College of Education and Human Sciences is pleased to announce the following award recipients.
Julie Johnson, emeritus professor and former chair in Child, Youth and Family Studies, was awarded the 2016 Friend of the Great Plains IDEA Award for her work building online, inter-institutional degrees.
Having concluded the first two years of a project designed to improve the teaching of math in preschool classrooms, UNL researchers recently shared their efforts with a prominent education center in Italy.
UNL faculty Ruth Heaton, Carolyn Pope Edwards and Victoria Molfese spearheaded Math Early On, a project aimed at bolstering the mathematical content knowledge, skills and self-efficacy of preschool teachers and their students.
A new study reveals that the vast majority of Nebraskans value and support early care and education and believe more needs to be done to prepare young children for success in school and life. In overwhelming numbers, residents say that high-quality early care and education is not available or affordable for all families in Nebraska.
More than 7,100 Nebraskans recently responded to the largest public opinion survey ever conducted in the state about the care and education of young children. Findings of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute/Gallup Survey on Early Childhood Care and Education in Nebraska will be shared from 8:30-10 a.m., March 29 at the Sheldon Museum of Art (note this is a location change) on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. Opening remarks will be made by Senator Galen Hadley, speaker of the Nebraska Legislature.
When Alexis Verzal first arrived at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital in Lincoln, Neb., her future held many more questions than answers. While her parents Tiffany and Brandon Verzal grappled with these unknowns, this much they knew: their world had been turned upside down.
To help families like the Verzals, researchers from UNL’s College of Education and Human Sciences are embarking on a project to reduce stress for primary caregivers whose children are recovering from a severe injury or illness.