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Dr. Tweety Yates is a nationally recognized expert on the topic of adult-child interaction and development. At the end of April, Dr. Yates will be presenting "Parents and Caregivers: The impact you have on your infants' and toddlers' social and emotional development" as part of the M.Ed annual Spring Speaker Series.
Wednesday, April 30, 6:30-8:30 P.M. Champlain College Alumni Auditorium
This presentation is a collaboration between Champlain College Master of Education in Early Childhood Education and the Vermont Association for the Education of Young Children (VAEYC).
Dr. Tweety Yates is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and faculty for the Head Start National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning (NCQTL) out of the University of Washington. Previously she served as Co-Project Coordinator for the Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL).
She has primarily focused her work on parent-child interaction, social emotional development and early literacy. She has provided professional development on topics related to infants, toddlers, preschoolers and their families for over thirty years.
She has served on a variety of state and national committees related to early childhood and is a Past-President of the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exception Children (CEC).