News The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education brought together leading educators to engage with the latest thinking in building and sustaining high-quality prekindergarten. Posted December 10, 2014 By News editor On December 12, 2014, The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education brought together leading scholars, practitioners, and policymakers to engage with the latest thinking, research, and practice in building and sustaining high-quality pre-K systems, schools, and classrooms. The event was co-chaired by Professor Nonie Lesaux and Associate Professor Stephanie Jones. 8:30 a.m.–9 a.m. Welcome 9 a.m.–10 a.m. Scaling and Improving Early Teaching and Learning 10:15 a.m.–11:15 a.m. Learning Environments that Promote Early Development11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m Special Topic: The Environment and Constellation of Early Risk 1:15 p.m.–2:15 p.m Early Identification and Intervention for Children At-Risk for Developmental Delay/Disability2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m. The Complexity of Effecting Two-Generational Change 3:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m. The Role of Technology and Media in Early Childhood4:30 p.m. Wrap-Up In this edition of the EdCast, early childhood educator Bobbie Burnham -- attendee of The Leading Edge of Early Childhood Education -- shares successes and strategies from her time working in the Minnesota Deptartment of Education. News The latest research, perspectives, and highlights from the Harvard Graduate School of Education Explore All Articles Related Articles News The Leading Edge of Early Education: Expansion and Improvement for Impact On October 5, 2017, the Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative brought together leaders in early education from across the country for discussions around the delivery of high-quality early learning at scale and its benefit to children and society. EdCast The Power of Convening News Pathways to Strong Early Learning Environments The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative kicked off its professional learning efforts with a one-day convening of policymakers and practitioners at HGSE.