2022 CYFS Summit on Research in Early Childhood
2022 CYFS Summit on Research in Early Childhood

Summit Agenda

This year's Summit featured an engaging combination of research presentations and subsequent roundtable discussions that addressed a wide spectrum of issues relevant to researchers, practitioners and policymakers.

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8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Opening & Welcome:

Susan Sheridan

Associate Dean for Research and Creative Activity, College of Education and Human Sciences
Director, Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools | University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Samuel Meisels

Executive Director, Buffett Early Childhood Institute | University of Nebraska

Ted Carter

President, University of Nebraska

Jason Prokop

Director, First Five Nebraska

9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Keynote Address & Moderated Discussion:

Cynthia Osborne, Ph.D.

Effective State-Level Policies to Strengthen the Early Years

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10:30 – 11:15 a.m. Session I
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Session II
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Luncheon & Networking
1:45 – 2:30 p.m. Session III
2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Session IV
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks:

Sherri Jones

Dean, College of Education and Human Sciences

Matthew Blomstedt

Commissioner, Nebraska Department of Education

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Reception featuring:

Early Childhood Poster Presentations with graduate students