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  • Rimm-Kaufman Talks About How Social, Emotional Skills Lead to Academic Gains

    Prof. and CASTL Researcher Sara Rimm-Kaufman outlines key findings from Responsive Classroom study published in the American Education Research Journal.

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  • CASTL Partners with VECF to Offer Free Online Course for Early Childhood Educators

    The Virginia Early Childhood Foundation and CASTL offer free Early Classroom Interactions online course to VA teachers.

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  • Ashley Blackwell Discusses Experience as CASTL Research Assistant

    Third-year student Ashley Blackwell discusses how her experience as an undergraduate research assistant at the Curry School informed her approach to education reform.

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  • Dean Pianta Shares Results and Lessons Learned from NCRECE

    Curry Dean Pianta reflects on the National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (NCRECE).

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Employment Opportunities

  • New! Miami: The Learning to Objectively Observe Kids (LOOK) project is looking for full-time or post-doctoral mental health consultant to work work with Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services Department Head Start/Early Head Start Program for this coming academic year (2014-15), beginning July 2014. Preferably, the consultant will have at least a master's degree in counseling, social work, psychology, education, or related field and experience working in early childhood education; consulting with, training, or supervising adults working directly with children; and/or have provided therapeutic services to young children with behavior problems. We are currently screening candidates and setting up informational meetings. Should you be interested in the learning more about the position or applying, please contact Dr. Rebecca Shearer, Dept of Psychology at the University of Miami, at rshearer@miami.edu.
  • Henrico: Want to gain research experience in pre-K classrooms? MyTeachingPartner - Math/Science is looking for certified Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) coders in the Henrico area. Data collection will occur for approximately 4 weeks in the spring of 2013 (Mid-March through Mid-April), and data collectors will need to participate in a 1-day training in Charlottesville.  Hourly rate is commensurate with experience. To apply, send a cover letter with Teachstone certification expiration date, resume/vita, and name and contact information (name, e-mail, phone) for two professional references to Carolyn Kilday, Senior Research Specialist, at crkilday@virginia.edu.