Haring Center


March 11, 2020

EduTalk: Caring for Our Caregivers

Haring Center Researcher Kathleen Artman Meeker discusses the importance of supporting the well-being of early childhood professionals — many of whom are dealing with challenges such as food insecurity — so that they can help early learners get a strong and fair start.

February 20, 2020

Haring Center Builds Inclusive Education Partnership in Honduras

“An international exchange around inclusive education is an opportunity to network with other professionals, listen to stories from parents of children with special needs, learn from struggles and successes and share our passion,” says Pamela Matamoros, a Honduran entrepreneur and founder and director of Centro Psicopedagógico Eduktiva. In October 2018, Matamoros spent four weeks at…

January 22, 2020

Collaborative Doctoral Consortium Seeks to Develop Future Leaders in Early Childhood Education

“Early childhood education is the foundation for future success,” says Haring Center researcher and Associate Professor Angel Fettig. “Early childhood is a critical time, and we need quality people in higher education institutions to advance this field and prepare future educators.” With a new collaborative grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the Haring Center…

December 17, 2019

Bringing Haring Center Inclusionary Best Practices to 16 Sites Across Washington State

The Haring Center has long been a fulcrum of Washington’s inclusive education community through its role as a leader in classroom learning, research and professional development. That impact will multiply across the state in the coming years with the launch of a new partnership with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Currently in…

November 19, 2019

UW Haring Center Demonstration Sites Project: Apply Now

Apply now through December 20, 2019 at the link below!!

November 16, 2019

DUBs Talk: Mealtime Intervention: A New Direction

The Haring Center’s own Dr. Yev Veverka and Susan Ramage RN discuss the current status of intervention for mealtime challenges and highlight the gaps in current methods and research. They also discuss ideas to embed mealtime intervention strategies in existing routines.

October 10, 2019

Nov. 6 DUBs Talk — Mealtime Intervention: A New Direction

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 The Haring Center Auditorium, CD 150, 2:00-3:00 p.m. Mealtime challenges are common for parents, caregivers, and staff working with young children. We will discuss the current status of intervention for mealtime challenges and highlight the gaps in current intervention methods and research. We will present ideas for intervention that can be…

October 2, 2019

Gift aims to boost number of inclusive classrooms in Washington state

In Washington state, half of children with developmental disabilities will never be in a classroom alongside their typically developing peers, despite research showing that inclusive education is beneficial to all children. A recent gift to the University of Washington’s Haring Center for Inclusive Education will support an effort to improve academic and life outcomes for children with…

June 27, 2019

In Memory: Norris Haring, Pioneer in Inclusive Education

Dr. Norris Haring, a pioneering researcher and advocate for children and adults with disabilities, passed away on June 27, 2019, at age 95.  Through his research, Haring’s development of cutting-edge instructional and behavioral strategies established the University of Washington College of Education as an international leader in advancing inclusive education. Many of the inclusive practices…

June 24, 2019

Centering Family Experiences

Unique student project provides valuable experience for future teachers Providing family-centered care, when educators intentionally develop meaningful, reciprocal partnerships with caregivers with the goal of strengthening family functioning, is a critical practice in high-quality early learning programs. Yet, preparing future educators to effectively collaborate with families, especially those who have backgrounds that are different from…

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