First Professional Development Conference for Early Childhood Education

The Rutgers Center for Children and Childhood Studies first ECE Spring Conference was met with an overwhelming response from the Camden City community. One Hundred and four educators participated in an all day conference that provided four hours of professional development hours for participants. Specialized tracks in infant/toddler, preschool, Spanish and ECE leadership made for … Read more of First Professional Development Conference for Early Childhood Education

Refugee children have dreams too

Dr. Charles Watters (Childhood Studies) discusses his research and work with refugee children in an article posted on the website of the Times of Malta. https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20100531/local/refugee-children-have-dreams-too

Sengstack Foundation Endows Graduate Fellowship at Rutgers–Camden for Nation’s First PhD Program in Childhood Studies

The David K. Sengstack Foundation, based in Princeton, has donated $750,000 to launch the David K. Sengstack Endowed Graduate Fellowship at Rutgers–Camden.  The fellowship will seek to attract and support “the best and brightest graduate students” from across the nation to study childhood while pursuing their doctoral degrees at Rutgers–Camden in the nation’s very first … Read more of Sengstack Foundation Endows Graduate Fellowship at Rutgers–Camden for Nation’s First PhD Program in Childhood Studies

New Reference Book on Childhood Studies

Scholarly Resources for Children and Childhood Studies (Scarecrow Press, 2007) is a new book by Vibiana Bowman (CCCS associate and reference librarian, Robeson Library, Rutgers-Camden). Ms. Bowman’s new reference book features contributions from some of the leading scholars in the interdisciplinary field of children and childhood studies (CCS). As the field of CCS continues to evolve … Read more of New Reference Book on Childhood Studies