At a time of national change, Erikson Institute continues to embrace the ideals of inclusion, fairness, and social justice.
A message from Geoffrey Nagle, President and CEO
Chip Donohue: ‘If I’m concerned, upset, and fearful, my child is picking up on that’
The director of our TEC Center talks with CBS Chicago about helping children deal with disturbing images and news they see on digital devices. More
Linda Gilkerson receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Dr. Gilkerson honored for ‘unflagging commitment’ to improving the lives of Illinois’ vulnerable children. More
Students, alumni, and faculty share their thoughts on what makes the Erikson Institute experience unique and how it can prepare you for a career working to improve the lives of children, families, and communities.
Mindfulness in the early grades
How can schools buffer toxic stress for young children?
Watch our video and learn more about our groundbreaking research
Because Nothing Matters More Than A Child’s Early Years
Erikson set her on a path to change child- and family-focused systems
Alumna Bilge Cerezci, Ph.D.
Her approach to research: Represent the underrepresented
Professor Tonya Bibbs, M.S.W., Ph.D.
At Erikson, he developed a sense of himself to help him serve others
Alumnus Joshua Abrahams, M.S. ‘11
Our Place in History
Leading with knowledge since 1966
Throughout the many social, political, and cultural changes of the last 50 years, our focus on the importance of a child’s early years has been unwavering. Our pioneering spirit continues to distinguish our work as leaders in the conversation about how to positively impact the lives of young children.