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March 2017


  • Lauren Peterson and Nate Winegardner Present at Southern Oregon OAEYC Winter Conference
  • WOU Giving Day

February 2017


  • Child Development Center Adds SMART Reading Program
  • TRI Welcomes Mike Bicknell

January 2017

  • Carol Dennis
  • Amy Parker
  • Podcasts at TRI

December 2016

  • Building Effective Programs - Resources from the Oregon Deafblind Project
  • A Conversation with Gary Glasenapp
  • Happy Holidays!

November 2016

  • Three More Years for WOU Campus Sexual Assault Program
  • Closing the Achievement Gap Through STEM Education
  • DEC - Communicating and Connecting, Reflections by Amy Parker

October 2016

  • TRI's Child Development Center Creates an Environment to Thrive
  • Introducing the TRI Podcast
  • Study of Qigong Massage on School-Age Children with Autism Shows Promising Results

Mid-Month Update

  • Providing Vital Support and Access to Individuals with Deaf-Blindness
  • TRI's Serra Acar Appointed as DEC Recommended Practices Ambassador for Oregon
  • TRI Staff Members Present at DEC's 32nd Annual International Conference

September 2016

  • A Profile in Caring - TRI's Tom Udell Recognized for His Life's Work in Early Childhood Education
  • TRI's Center on Early Learning Hosts Dr. Chris Amirault
  • TRI's Serra Acar Appointed DEC Recommended Practices Ambassador for Oregon

Mid-Month Update

  • How to Use Sign Language Interpreters Effectively
  • The Great Importance of a Little Pronoun
  • Teachers and Grant Writing - What's the Connection

August 2016

  • Study of Executive Function in Babies Goes International
  • Center on Early Learning Staff Reflect on the 2016 QRIS National Meeting
  • TRI's Bonnie Morihara and Child Development Center Alum Win Gold in Oregon Special Olympics
  • Needs Assessment Survey of Oregon's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations Seeks Input

Mid-Month Update

  • Study Shows Massage Helps Children with Autism
  • TRI Creates Mobile App for PSU Program Conference
  • TRI-CDC Summer Camp Offers Insight into 2016-2017 Preschool Program

July 2016

  • Preparing Early Childhood Educators for Inclusion
  • TRI's Tom Udell Honored by the Oregon Early Learning Council
  • Welcome to TRI - Carey Gilbert and Annie Friedman

June 2016

  • In Praise of Mistakes - Uncovering the Creativity in Mathematics
  • Doris Cancel-Tirado Named Abby's House Woman of the Year
  • Accessing the Dream - Preparing Deaf-Blind Youth for a Self-Determined Life

Mid-Month Update

  • Attention - Its Importance in Making Connections
  • Teachers and Grant Writing - What's the Connection?
  • TRI's Center on Early Learning to Present at 2016 QRIS National Meeting

May 2016

  • What it Means to be Kindergarten Ready
  • TRI's Robyn Lopez Melton Part of State and National Conversations about Early Childhood Education
  • TRI Hosts After-School Programs from Around the State

Mid-Month Update

  • The Great Importance of a Little Pronoun
  • The Intersection of Oregon's QRIS and the Oregon Association of ESDs
  • TRI's Patricia Blasco Presents on Executive Function at International Conference in Stockholm

April 2016

  • WOU Research Project Helps to Grow Pipeline of Minority Researchers
  • Education Evaluation Center Improves Retention of WOU Students
  • A STEM Adventure at the TRI-CDC Summer Camp
  • Executive Function and Social Emotional Development: Understanding the Relationship.
  • TRI Challenge to Walk Across America Welcomes All Ability Levels

March 2016

  • Life Experiences Inspire Crucial Research into Health Disparities for Latino Children
  • TRI's Serra Acar Collaborates with Early Childhood Researchers from Around the World
  • TRI Staff Present at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) 2016
  • TRI Presents at 18th National Symposium on Teacher Induction
  • WOU Hits the Capitol on University Day

Mid-Month Update

  • Western's Sexual Assault Prevention Featured in Statesman Journal
  • Beta Stage for Electronic Portfolios for Interveners 
  • TRI's Christina Reagle Presents Grant Writing 101 at 4th Annual SPELL Conference
  • TRI's Child Development Center Focuses on Giving

February 2016

  • How Touch Informs Vision and Hearing
  • Life Experiences Inspire Crucial Research into Health Disparities for Latino Children
  • Healthy Masculinity Campus Athletics Project at WOU
  • TRI's Blasco, Acar, and Enright Published in the Journal of Intellectual Disabilities
  • TRI's Staff to Present at the Conference on Research Innovations in Early Intervention (CRIEI) 2016
  • TRI to Present at 18th National Symposium on Teacher Induction

January 2016

  • TRI's Research on Executive Function in Babies Born Low Birth Weight Gains International Attention
  • TRI Contributes to the Success of WOU Students
  • Serra Acar Elected to the Division for Early Childhood Executive Board
  • Oregon's QRIS to be Subject of National Webinar
  • Teachers and Grant Writing: What's the Connection?
  • Adventures at the Child Development Center

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