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Inside Erikson | December 2023

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December 2023 - Welcome to the December edition of the Inside Erikson newsletter!

Tis’ the season for year-end celebrations! Erikson Institute has had another transformational year. We look forward to a new year of advancements in early childhood education and creating a just future for all children and families.

Erikson Updates

Spread the word about Erikson Institute

Calling the Erikson Community: Make a Collective Impact with an Erikson Referral | Visit to submit your referral

Our referral program has been updated and relaunched to make it easier for the Erikson community to refer friends and family. If you know a passionate, committed, high-potential early childhood educator or social worker who aspires to advance their career, refer them to Erikson Insitute and reap the benefits. Each Spring, Summer and Fall term, we will choose 2 first, second and third place winners who will be awarded Amazon gift cards and Erikson swag. See website for details and learn more about the program benefits here.

Erikson in the News

Erikson’s Associate Research Professor and Principal Investigator of the Early Math Collaborative, Jennifer McCray, shares her expertise to discuss math anxiety on the Education Insight podcast. Listen to the full episode here.

Careers at Erikson

We’re hiring for a variety of roles that support our mission. Please check out new opportunities here and share widely with your networks.

About Erikson

Graduate Education

Recognized for our groundbreaking work in the field of early childhood, Erikson specializes in preparing child development, education, and social work leaders to improve the lives of young children, families, and their communities. For more information on our degree and certificate programs, visit our website or email our admissions team.

Clinical and Community Services

Erikson’s Center for Children and Families offers pediatric mental health services for children birth to age 8 and their families. Services can be provided in both English and Spanish, and are available to families regardless of their ability to pay.

Policy and Leadership

Erikson’s Policy and Leadership department engages leaders in government, business, and nonprofit sectors to inform effective policies that benefit children and families. They offer unique programming that equips decision-makers and influencers with the resources, skills, and deep knowledge about early childhood development that will support their efforts to make lasting change. Learn more about our Policy and Leadership

Give to Erikson

The first 1,800 days of life set the stage for a child’s long-term physical and emotional health, socioeconomic trajectory, life expectancy, happiness, and well-being. Can we count on you to make a gift to strengthen our ability to serve children and families, as well as our students, faculty, and staff, during this time? Your support for Erikson prepares the heroes in young children’s lives—teachers, social workers, civic leaders, parents and caregivers—to get them safely through this crisis so they can soar into promising futures. Please donate here

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