Center on the Ecology of Early Development

The Center on the Ecology of Early Development (CEED) at BU Wheelock is a research center that empowers families and community members caring for Black children to advocate for the rights of their children.

CEED’s work includes:

  • Conducting applied research that examines young children’s positive growth and development within health, education, and community settings
  • Providing training, coaching, and systemic professional development ​plans focused on equity and antiracist practices in health facilities, classrooms, and community organizations
  • Disseminating applied research that can be used to design of policies, programs, and systemic practices that foster the healthy development and academic success of racially and ethnically diverse learners
  • Offering leadership opportunities grounded in culturally relevant, healing-focused coaching and training to a diverse group of scientists, practitioners, and teachers

Learn More about the Center on the Ecology of Early Development

For more information, visit the CEED website.


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