2016 CYFS Summit on Research in Early Childhood
The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools (CYFS), the Buffett Early Childhood Institute and First Five Nebraska hosted the fourth biennial CYFS Summit on Research in Early Childhood on Thursday, April 7 at the Lincoln Marriott Cornhusker Hotel.
The summit consisted of numerous presentations and related roundtable discussions on the research and practices that are improving the developmental trajectories of young children.
This free, daylong event also included lunch and an evening reception for all registered participants.
Purposes of the Summit
In the tradition of its predecessors, the fourth biennial summit:
- Communicated cutting-edge early childhood findings from CYFS-affiliated researchers and colleagues
- Linked ongoing efforts in early childhood research, practice and policy
- Advanced the science of early childhood education and development via connections among community partners, key stakeholders, policymakers, early childhood practitioners and CYFS researchers