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Northwest Early Childhood Center for Education, Research, and Policy

“Imagine a community in which all young children and their families thrive.”

 

Vision Statement

The Northwest Center for Early Childhood Education, Research, and Policy is committed to communities in which all young children and their families thrive. 

Mission

To achieve our vision, the Northwest Early Childhood Center for Education, Research, and Policy focuses on education, research, and policy to improve the lives of young children and their families within the GSE, PSU, local, regional and national communities. 

Guiding Principles

To improve the lives of young children and their families, and the communities that serve them, we 

  • Respect diversity and differences
  • Foster collaborative relationships among caring community resources
  • Promote the image of young children and their families as strong and capable 
  • Having positive qualities/attributes/characteristics
  • Support social, emotional health and high quality education
  • Conduct and disseminate high quality research that informs practice
  • Advance policies that promote optimal outcomes