Voices From the Field: Shared Experiences from the HEART of Leadership Project 

In this Perspectives Interview, with two early childhood center directors, Susan Dannemiller, LPC and Lorraine Castellano, share their experiences in the HEART (a holistic exploration of awareness, restoration and trust) program through ECLI. We learn the impact the program has had on them personally professionally and as they discuss changes they have made as a result of the year-long journey.

The Impact of the Pandemic on Children’s Speech and Language Development

In this Perspectives Interview with Nicole, Michael Humphries M.S., CCC-SLP speaks to us about the impact he has seen on children’s speech and language development due to the pandemic and shares key strategies that can be implemented in the early childhood classroom that supports speech and language development.​

A Unique Perspective to the Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Settings

Jani Kozlowski, author of Every Child Can Fly: An Early Childhood Educator’s Guide to Inclusion, brings a unique perspective to the inclusion of children with disabilities in early childhood settings. As an early childhood professional with a disability, a child of a parent with a disability, and the mother of a son with a disability, ​Jani shares key points and resources from her recent Grow New Jersey Kids virtual workshop.