Early childhood education and rural challenges
Blackman Auditorium (Woods Lab.)
Tue, February 12, 2013 - 4:30 pm
Dr. Walter Gilliam, director of the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy at the Yale Child Study Center, will give a public presentation on early childhood education and rural challenges. The talk is free and open to the public.
Dr. Gilliam's presentation is the first event in the annual Easter semester lecture series presented by Community Engaged Learning, the University of the South's academic community engagement program. The series will address a variety of topics of concern for people living on the Cumberland Plateau and in surrounding communities.
Dr. Gilliam will be in Sewanee February 10-13 as a visiting faculty member of Psychology 430: Child, Family, and Community Development in Rural Appalachia. This seminar developed out of a partnership between the Sewanee Psychology Department and the Child Study Center (School of Medicine, Yale University).