The experiences children have in their first three years play a major role throughout their lives, and providing positive experiences in the early years can lead to higher academic achievement, better health, and greater overall well-being later in life. Speaking
In a recent analysis of child care availability in some of Chicago’s west suburbs, the Aurora Beacon News found that while some communities have more available slots than children, others have more children than slots. However, numbers alone don’t tell
Featuring alumni, staff, honorees, and an award-winning authors, our 2017 Annual Luncheon recognized supporters of Erikson and how they have helped deepen our impact.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois recently helped Erikson Institute welcome back our Early Childhood Leadership Academy’s (ECLA) inaugural class of McCormick Foundation Executive Fellows for their second session of training on our campus.
Test’s A new academic year gets underway with more than 100 future child development, social work, and early education leaders joining our student body.
To the Erikson community, Our mission at Erikson is to ensure all children have equitable opportunities to meet their potential. The termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an executive order to protect individuals (also referred to as DREAMERS)
Two new concentrations within Erikson Institute’s Master of Social Work program will provide opportunities for future social work leaders to gain a greater understanding of how the law, legal systems, and policy impact children and families, and to learn how
Led by Dr. Syc since 2002, Child Life specialty prepares students to work with children in times of great need
Erikson Institute’s Nucha Isarowong, PhD, discusses the importance of fathers in a child’s development.
Led by Erikson researcher Juliet Bromer, PhD, the study is the first to examine family child care networks on a national scale.
Since power dynamics along racial and class lines impact support for child development, clinical psychologist Cynthia García Coll, PhD, stressed the need to recognize common ‘human’ characteristics among families while acknowledging cultural differences.
Erikson Institute is proud to introduce the fifteen professionals, working in the early childhood sector, who make up the 2017 class for the Barbara Bowman Leadership Fellows Program.