Illinois Action for Children is offering financial support for practitioners pursuing professional development in early care and education and school-age care. These funds can be used for Erikson’s professional development offerings, as well as other workshops, conferences, and professional credentials.
This article appeared in the Summer 2012 issue of Erikson on Children under the headline “$15 million well spent.” More from this issue » A partnership of 11 education and nonprofit agencies, including Erikson, was awarded an Investing in Innovation, or
Erikson’s 45th commencement ceremony will be held Saturday, May 12 at The Field Museum. 90 graduates will receive their master’s degrees in child development or early childhood education, and one will receive a doctoral degree in child development. Full event
Erikson is now accepting applications for academic programs starting in fall 2012. Learn more about Erikson’s application process »
Technology and interactive media can support learning and development if used appropriately, says a joint statement released today by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children’s Media at Saint Vincent College.
Erikson has created the new Technology in Early Childhood (TEC) Center to help early childhood educators make informed decisions about the appropriate use of technology in the classroom and other early childhood settings.