Inaugural Conference of the Early Childhood Research Collaborative

Friday, October 13, 2006 - 8:00am to 12:00pm

Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs

A partnership of the University of Minnesota Center for Early Education and Development and the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

AGENDA

Continental Breakfast
8:00 a.m.   Introductory Remarks
9:00 a.m. 

Overview of the Early Childhood Research Collaborative

9:15 a.m.   

Arthur Reynolds, University of Minnesota

Art Rolnick, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

ECRC Symposium of Discussion Papers
9:45 a.m. 

Stress and Early Child Care

  • Megan Gunnar, Institute of Child Development

PDF icon Science Guiding School Policy

  • Tony Pellegrini, Department of Educational Psychology

PDF icon Contributions of Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills to Early Education

  • Judy Temple, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs and Department of Applied Economics

PDF icon dp104.pdfPK-3 Education: Programs and Practices that Work

  • Arthur Reynolds, Institute of Child Development and CEED Fellow 

Audience questions
10:45 a.m.  Address
11:15 a.m.

PDF icon dp105.pdfThe Productivity Argument for Investing in Preschool

James Heckman, Department of Economics, University of Chicago

Audience questions
11:45 a.m.

Adjourn
12:00 p.m.