Early Childhood Research Summit

CYFS Early Childhood

Research Summit

Creating Connections Among Research, Practice & Policy in Nebraska


Since 2010, the CYFS Early Childhood Research Summit has been creating connections among Nebraska’s research, practice and policy communities. It has evolved to meet changing needs and priorities while maintaining a steadfast focus on positively impacting the lives of young children and their families through research.

The Summit is presented by the Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families and Schools (CYFS) in partnership with the Nebraska Academy for Early Childhood Research (NAECR).

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Summit Goals

  • Communicate cutting-edge early childhood research findings from University of Nebraska-affiliated researchers and colleagues.
  • Link ongoing efforts in early childhood research, practice and policy.
  • Advance the science of early childhood education and development via connections among community partners, policymakers, early childhood practitioners and researchers.