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Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative Stories

By News editor 08/19/2020 11:57 AM EDT
The Clear Value of Preschool
The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative shares new findings on how the pandemic has affected families, early childhood educators.
By 03/17/2020 9:12 AM EDT
Preschoolers doing puzzle on floor
With preschools closing, expert guidance on maintaining structure, routine, and healthy habits for learning and growing at home.
By News editor 10/09/2019 4:08 PM EDT
Preschool boy with art project, with another boy playing in the background
The 15 finalists with cutting-edge ideas to advance quality in early education will pitch their plans on October 15, 2019 at 4 p.m.
By Jill Anderson 09/12/2018 2:15 PM EDT
Junlei Li
An early childhood expert — inspired by Mister Rogers — describes the meaning of "high quality" in early education, the lasting legacy of Fred Rogers, and the power of "deep and simple" interactions between caregiver and child.
By Marin Jorgensen 06/07/2018 9:40 AM EDT
Zaentz Fellows
The first group of Zaentz Fellows share their biggest takeaways from the program and emphasize the importance of giving attention to early education.
By News editor 05/07/2018 9:26 AM EDT
The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at HGSE offers a unique early education leadership certificate to drive improvement in quality of early education and care.
By News editor 04/30/2018 9:30 AM EDT
The Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative at the Harvard Graduate School of Education today announced the 2018 finalists for its inaugural Zaentz Early Education Innovation Challenge.
By News editor 01/04/2018 9:00 AM EST
Preschool Handprints
Inaugural Zaentz Innovation Challenge opens call for submissions for ideas and strategies to advance quality in early education.
By 11/28/2017 3:12 PM EST
By Matt Weber 10/11/2017 8:09 AM EDT
Preschool Paints
In this special video edition of the Harvard EdCast, Professors Nonie Lesaux and Stephanie Jones discuss the recent convening of early childhood educators at HGSE and look at what's next for early childhood education.