Guest Speaker: Infant and Toddler Development

Published on: July 2, 2014

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I’m honored to introduce July’s guest speaker of the month – Jolene Pearson. Jolene and I recently met at an early childhood meeting and I’m thrilled that she agreed to speak about infant and toddler development.

Jolene-pearsoncroppedJolene is an Associate Professor at Bethel University – Director of Early Childhood Services and a member of the  field faculty at the Center for Early Education and Development at the University of Minnesota.

Jolene earned her BS from the University of MN and a MS from Wheelock College in Boston MA. She holds MN licenses in early childhood special education, parent education and early childhood.  Jolene is a doctoral candidate at the University of Minnesota. She is certified in the Brazelton Neonatal Assessment Scale and  is a clinical infant health mentor IMH-E® (IV) . Jolene’s professionals interests include early childhood education, parent education, and infant mental health.

Support dollars and legislation tend to focus on preschool development and programming, whereas brain science is often focused on infant/toddler development. Learn more by tuning in to Jolene’s message. (After clicking, scroll down to her name)

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