POST UNIVERSITY FACULTY MEMBERS TO PRESENT “BEST PRACTICE” PROJECT DURING WEBINAR SPONSORED BY ZERO TO THREE POLICY CENTER


Dr. Patrice Farquharson, Gayle VanDijk and Patrick Adams Discuss “Infant-Toddler Consulting Project”, which is considered a “best practice” by the State of Connecticut 

WHAT:
Post University Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education, Dr. Patrice Farquharson, will give an encore presentation of her Infant-Toddler Consulting Project on October 2, 2009. Dr. Farquharson and Post University Adjunct Professors Gayle VanDijk and Patrick Adams will discuss an approach to providing early child education for children aged birth to three that has been regarded by Connecticut’s State Department of Social Services as a best practice.
Dr. Farquharson and her team were originally selected to present the plan by Zero to Three, a division of the National Infant and Toddler Child Care Initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The presentation was accessible to state policymakers, early childhood advocates, and infant and toddler professionals across the country. It has since been featured in a Webinar for the New England States as well as the National State Child Care Administrators’ meeting this past summer in Washington, DC.

WHEN:
Friday, October 2, 2009                         

WHO:
Post University Assistant Professor and Executive Director of the West Haven Development Center, Inc., Dr. Patrice Farquharson will discuss the Connecticut state recognized project. Post University Adjunct Professors Gayle vanDijk and Patrick Adams will also be presenting. 

Zero to Three Policy Center is sponsoring a series of Webinars on Infant-Toddler Child Care

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Post University:
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