2012 Edward Zigler Western Research Institute Presentations

Tuesday, January 31

Keynote Presentation
  • Dr. Margaret Burchinal, Senior Scientist and Director of the Data Management and Statistics core at the FPG Child Development Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of California- Irvine - Handout
Morning Presentations
  • Dr. Alice Chung, Coordinator at Riverside County Office of Education
    Proposal for Improving Best Practices & Programming in Early Childhood Programs (Birth to Age 8) - Handout
  • Dr. Esther Newlin-Haus, Project Director, Early Reading First Promising Beginnings, Western Michigan University
  • Andrea S. Wood, Evaluation Coordinator, Early Reading First Promising Beginnings Western Michigan University
    A Response to Intervention Classroom and Home-Based Literacy Tutoring Program for Head Start Students At Risk of School Failure: Dosage Effects - Handout
  • Dr. Elizabeth Ferry-Perata, Child Development Coordinator, Union Institute & University
    Quality of Early Education Programs in Rural Areas - Handout
Lunch Presentation
  • Kristin Tenney-Blackwell, M.A., LLP, IMHE-E National Trainer and Consultant for the Deverux Center for Resilient Children OHS National Center for Quality Teaching and Learning
Afternoon Presentations
  • Irene Frieberg, Master Literacy Coach, First 5 Santa Cruz County
    Making Powerful Outcomes Happen: Using Child and Teacher Assessment to Secure Early Literacy Skills - Handout
  • Dr. Tomoko Wakabayashi, Director of Research, HighScope Educational Research Foundation
    Using New Head Start Benchmarks for the High Scope Preschool Child Observation Record - Handout
  • Dr. Nathan Hutto, Director of Evaluation & Innovation, Horizons for Homeless Children
    Multi-Level School Readiness Framework for Early Childhood Education - Handout

2012 Education Conference Materials

Mission Statement

The California Head Start Association is the unified voice providing leadership and advocacy for the Head Start community.

Vision Statement

The California Head Start Association will be an important strategic partner representing Head Start interests in California and the nation.


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