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Early Childhood Education

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1 UNI Child Development Center earns national accreditation
Public Relations News Release 2013:141, p.1
12/9/2013 UNI's Child Development Center has been accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). This means that UNI's Child Development Center is a leader in the national effort to invest in high-quality childhood education.
2 University of Northern Iowa trains early childhood teachers and providers
Public Relations News Release 2009:211, p.1
1/5/2010 The college is leading professional development and training efforts for early childhood professionals in Iowa. UNI received a $148,000 grant from the Iowa Department of Management, Office of Empowerment, for the new Empowering Preschool Quality Project.
3 UNI, SCC offers free orientation course for elementary education degree program
Public Relations News Release 2008:373, p.1
3/4/2009 Students at Southeastern Community College, interested in a B. A. Degree in elementary education, in the 2 + 2 Program, will take two years of community college classes and the equivalent of two years of UNI classes to earn a B. A. degree from UNI.
4 University of Northern Iowa plans fifth early childhood education summit 'Focus on Quality: Quality Math and Science Curriculum for Preschool Teachers
Public Relations News Release 2008:7, p.1
8/12/2008 The summit is intended for early childhood education teachers and curriculum leaders in Iowa. Participants will learn how to implement quality pre-school math and science curriculum that engages young children in learning.
5 UNI, DMACC Boone campus to hold informational session on elementary education degree programs
Public Relations News Release 2007:775, p.1
7/18/2008 Attendees at the session will learn about a UNI B. A. degree in elementary education with the option of an early childhood education endorsement or a double major in middle-level education.
6 UNI faculty to train AEA early childhood education consultants
Public Relations News Release 2007:527, p.1
3/28/2008 The two-day workshop will teach AEA consultants how to use the Classroom Assessment Scoring System.
7 UNI's York appointed to NCCCC board
Public Relations News Release 2007:449, p.1
2/22/2008 Candice York was recently appointed to the National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers Board of Directors.
8 Early Childhood Education Advocacy Fair to be September 15 at Crossroads Center
Public Relations News Release 2007:145, p.1
9/10/2007 An early childhood education fair, "It Makes Sen$e to Invest in Kids," will be held September 15.
9 UNI to host 'See How They Grow,' early childhood education conference
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/4/2006 Early childhood education conference will be held in the Schindler Education Center, conference will feature speakers and topic sessions.
10 Thursday, Sept. 29
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
9/26/2005 Iowa Business Council "Early Childhood Development/Education Awareness Conference" will be held.
11 Tuesday, Sept. 27
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/26/2005 Panel discussion on future of U. S. Supreme Court will be held; Iowa Business Council will present "Early Childhood Development/Education Awareness Conference".
12 UNI program to target the state's shortage of early childhood special education teachers
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/7/2004 Has received $1.1 million to recruit and train teachers for early childhood special education.
13 UNI to host 'See How They Grow,' early childhood education conference
Public Relations News Release 2001:416, p.1
4/5/2002 Terry Kottman will explain "Cultivating the Crucial Cs" as a part of an early childhood education conference.
14 UNI holds first Community/University Forum
Campus News Network 11:21, p.2
6/5/2001 The theme for the forums is "Envisioning Iowa's Future"; panels include both university and local officials.
15 Rap can have positive effect on children's learning
Public Relations News Release 2000:288, p.1
11/1/2000 Gloria Kirkland Holmes comments on how rap, used in a positive way, creates the rhythmic patterns or beats that help children learn and retain knowledge.
16 Early childhood education makes the difference
Public Relations News Release 2000:118, p.1
10/16/2000 Rheta DeVries comments on how Early Childhood Education, from birth to third grade, can create a strong foundation for math, literacy, and socialization.
17 Early childhood education makes all the difference in a child's life
Public Relations News Release 2000:56, p.1
9/1/2000 New early childhood development center being built in Waterloo.
18 Kindergarten playing is more than meets the eye
Public Relations News Release 2000:55, p.1
9/1/2000 Jill Uhlenberg discusses what children get out of the atmosphere of a kindergarten classroom.
19 Groundbreaking for Regents' Center early childhood education center to be held today, Monday, June 26, at Allen College campus
Public Relations News Release 1999:452, p.1
6/26/2000 A list of participants involved in the groundbreaking ceremony for the R. J. McElroy Hall is given.
20 Groundbroken for Regents' Center for Early Childhood Education
Public Relations News Release 1999:451, p.1
6/26/2000 The Freeburg Early Childhood Education Program will be housed in the R. J. McElroy Hall.
21 Children exhibiting early signs of musical creativity are often stifled
Public Relations News Release 1999:2, p.1
7/12/1999 UNI assistant professor of psychology Carolyn Hildebrandt discusses young children and songwriting.
22 Teaching children reasoning by asking them questions
Public Relations News Release 1998:393, p.1
5/24/1999 Rheta DeVries discusses reasoning in young children.
23 Regents' Center for Early Developmental Education forms partnership with community agencies to develop model program in Waterloo
Public Relations News Release 1998:365, p.1
5/6/1999 UNI is working to develop an early childhood education center in conjunction with several area agencies. Janice Freeburg Cannon will give $1 million to the project.
24 Opportunities for story enhancement
Public Relations News Release 1998:364, p.1
5/5/1999 Story will be released tomorrow concerning the planned development of an early childhood education center in Waterloo. It will be a partnership among UNI, Waterloo Community Schools, McElroy Trust, Allen Health Systems and Allen College.
25 "See How they Grow" conference to be held at the University of Northern Iowa Saturday, April 18
Public Relations News Release 1997:298, p.1
4/6/1998 Mary Jo Huff to be keynote speaker at conference titled "See How they Grow", discussing early childhood education.
26 Reaching at-risk children early has major impact
Public Relations News Release 1997:166, p.1
12/23/1997 Sue Donielson, from the Iowa Department of Education, stresses the importance of early childhood education.
27 Good day care comes from teachers with training in children's development
Public Relations News Release 1997:67, p.1
10/8/1997 Rheta DeVries, Director of Regents' Center for Early Developmental Education, reports that good day care providers have training in early childhood education, as they stimulate children's development.
28 Kindergym: not just for kids, for UNI students, too
Koch--Michelle M. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 93:38, p.10
2/21/1997 Early childhood Movement Learning Laboratory began spring sessions of Kindergym in West Gym; photo.
29 Continuing Education at the University of Northern Iowa to offer early childhood course in Peosta
Public Relations News Release 1996:36, p.1
9/16/1996 "Analysis and Design of Early Childhood Curriculum" is a workshop being offered through the Continuing Education Credit Programs.
30 University of Northern Iowa forming statewide coalition of early childhood education teachers
Public Relations News Release 1995:489, p.1
8/14/1996 Thirty-one teaching professionals from across the state are coming together to form a coalition targeted at improvements in Iowa's early childhood education practices.
31 Early Childhood Network helps small Iowa schools gain new teaching methods for early elementary grades
Public Relations News Release 1990:244, p.1
12/10/1990 New approach offered to schools to help with early elementary school students.
32 Early childhood network helps Iowa schools gain new teaching methods for early elementary grades
Public Relations News Release 1990:267, p.1
12/1/1990 Breaking down grade level barriers and teaching educational skills needed by children urged by UNI professor.
33 Media advisory
Public Relations News Release 1990:16, p.1
8/29/1990 Early childhood academy in preliminary stages; avoid running previous story
34 "Early Childhood Academy" of rural schools established in Iowa by regents' center for early developmental education at University of Northern Iowa.
Public Relations News Release 1990:699, p.1
6/14/1990 Teachers in Iowa's rural school districts often feel isolated from the mainstream of educational changes and innovations. Beginning this fall, the university of Northern Iowa will involve 47 of those districts in a two-year pilot networking project.
35 University of Northern Iowa producing radio series on early childhood education
Public Relations News Release 1989:468, p.1
3/14/1990 Professor Ann Federlein hosts a series of radio segments on learning disabilities, self esteem, and learning styles of diverse cultures. The segments are produced by the Office of Public Relations and the Regents' Center for Early Developmental Education.
36 University of Northern Iowa to offer childhood education course at Peosta
Public Relations News Release 1989:353, p.1
1/19/1990 Professor Charles May instructs an early childhood education course in Peosta. The course is organized by the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
37 How do children learn? Dramatic play is a positive force in classrooms
Public Relations News Release 1989:317, p.1
12/21/1989 Professor Gretta Berghammer researches the application of creative drama in teaching preschool aged children.
38 Children can learn better through dramatic play; University of Northern Iowa professor writes drama curriculum for Iowa schools
Public Relations News Release 1989:311, p.1
12/20/1989 Professor Gretta Berghammer conducts research on the effects of drama on learning in four and five-year-olds at Price Lab School. As a result of her eight week study, the Department of Education requires all schools utilize the arts in their curriculum.
39 UNI announces informational meeting for early childhood endorsement in Marshalltown.
Public Relations News Release 1988:148, p.1
11/9/1988 Four classes listed to be disscussed for Early Childhood Endorsement.
40 New early childhood education center at UNI to be a national leader
Public Relations News Release 1987:389, p.1
4/21/1988 Professor Thomas Switzer discusses the establishment of a new early childhood education center.
41 Northern Iowa ready-made for Early Developmental Education Center
Public Relations News Release 1987:373, p.1
4/18/1988 The Iowa Legislature grants the Board of Regents permission to develop a National Center for Early Developmental Education in any of its schools. Professor Thomas Switzer discusses the University's vast array of child development programs
42 University of Northern Iowa courses to be held at Clear Lake
Public Relations News Release 1987:223, p.1
1/20/1988 Professors Ralph Scott and Charles May instruct courses on personality development and early childhood curriculum at Clear Lake. Those interested must enroll through the Office of Continuing Education and Special Programs.
43 If four-year-olds enter the public schools, they can't be kept behind a desk, says Northern Iowa professor
Public Relations News Release 1987:192, p.1
1/5/1988 Professor Gloria Kirkland discusses the Board of Education's plans to include four-year-olds in school curriculums. The Price Laboratory School's experimental pre-kindergarten programs of the 1960s is used as a model for the new curriculum.
44 UNI commended for day care center
Northern Iowan 82:30, p.2
1/28/1986 Comments on the importance of a early childhood education.
45 Curriculum and Instruction
Old Gold 0:0, p.21
6/1/1979 Curriculum and Instruction focuses on early childhood education, elementary education, middle school/junior high, high school education, and driver's education. It also operates a reading clinic and instructional laboratory for special education; photo.
46 Well-known sociologist to spend five days in Waterloo area
Northern Iowan 73:32, p.4
1/25/1977 O. K. Moore will visit to assist with new Early Childhood Laboratory at UNI-CUE.
47 Childhood confab tomorrow
Northern Iowan 73:19, p.15
11/5/1976 Conference of early childhood education will be held in the Education Center.
48 UNI to Host Early Childhood Education Conference
Public Relations News Release 1970:132, p.1
10/29/1970 The conference is sponsored by the UNI department of curriculum and instruction and is targeted to nursey school and day care operations and kindergarten teachers in Iowa.
49 UNI to Host Early Childhood Education Conference
Public Relations News Release 1970:133, p.1
10/29/1970 The conference is sponsored by the UNI department of curriculum and instruction and is targeted to nursey school and day care operations and kindergarten teachers in Iowa.
50 Organizational News
Northern Iowan 66:40, p.8
3/6/1970 Activities and meetings.


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