The broad vision of the Early Childhood Education Research Alliance is to bring together the region’s early childhood stakeholders in the united pursuit of improving early childhood programming and children’s outcomes through research- and evidence-based practices. The alliance will co-create a research agenda that focuses on standards, practices, and assessment in early childhood education. View our recent publications:
Over the past four years, the Early Childhood Education Research Alliance (ECEA) has grown from launching its core planning group (CPG) and agreeing on a research agenda
How is data collected and used in early childhood settings? This infographic demonstrates three findings from a REL Northeast & Islands study of seven preschools in a mid-sized New England city.
Infographic: ECEA research questions address standards, assessment, and practice.
ECEA member Judi Stevenson-Garcia speaks with Governing Board member George Coleman at a REL-NEI Governing Board meeting on Oct. 22, 2013, in Providence, Rhode Island.
ECEA support team members Clare Irwin (left) and Jacqueline Bourassa at a REL-NEI Governing Board meeting on Oct. 21, 2013, in Providence, Rhode Island.
ECEA kicked off its research agenda planning on May 30, 2012, with representatives from NHDOE, MA DESE, CSDE, VTDOE, and REL-NEI.
REL Support Team