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Child and Adolescent Development Research and Teacher Education: Evidence-based Pedagogy, Policy, and Practice

Summary of Roundtable Meetings
December 1-2, 2005 March 20-21, 2006

Co-Sponsored by: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) National Institutes of Health U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES and National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Sponsor Organization Representatives
NICHD Representatives Dr. Yvonne T. Maddox Deputy Director Dr. Daniel Berch Associate Chief Child Development and Behavior Branch Dr. Lisa Freund Program Director Child Development and Behavior Branch Dr. Valerie Maholmes Program Director Child Development and Behavior Branch Dr. Peggy McCardle Chief Child Development and Behavior Branch NCATE Representatives Dr. Arthur E. Wise President Dr. Emerson Elliott Consultant Dr. Shari Francis Vice-President for State Relations Dr. Donna Gollnick Senior Vice-President Ms. Jane Leibbrand Vice President for Communications Dr. Antoinette Mitchell Vice-President for Accreditation Dr. Boyce C. Williams Vice-President


Roundtable Participants
Dr. James P. Comer (Roundtable Chair) Maurice Falk Professor of Child Psychiatry Yale Child Study Center Dr. Robert Bradley University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Applied Studies in Education Dr. Deb Jensen Chair of Teacher Education and Human Performance College of Education Minot State University Dr. Elizabeth Birr Moje Arthur F. Thurnau Professor University of Michigan Dr. Robert Pianta Department of Human Services University of Virginia Dr. Sharon Ramey Director School of Nursing and Health Sciences Georgetown University Consultants Dr. Elizabeth Albro Institute of Education Sciences U. S. Department of Education Dr. Jerry Robbins Professor (former Dean) College of Education Eastern Michigan University Dr. Kathlene S. Shank Professor and Department Chair, Special Education College of Education and Professional Studies Eastern Illinois University Dr. Carolyn Snowbarger Office of Elementary and Secondary Education U. S. Department of Education Dr. Jon D. Snyder Dean Bank Street College of Education Dr. Margaret Beale Spencer Graduate School of Education Board of Overseers University of Pennsylvania Dr. Jerry D. Weast Superintendent Montgomery County Public Schools Respondent Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond Professor of Education School of Education Stanford University


NICHD Research Consultants
Dr. Gene Brody Professor Center for Family Research University of Georgia Dr. Jude Cassidy Professor University Of Maryland Dr. Nancy Hill Professor Duke University Dr. Carroll Izard Professor University Of Delaware Dr. Debra Mekos Research Scientist Urban Institute Dr. Fred Morrison Professor University Of Michigan Dr. Philip Rodkin Professor University Of Illinois, Urbana/ Champagne Dr. Barbara Rogoff Professor University Of California, Santa Cruz Dr. Ann Meier Professor University Of Minnesota Dr. Deborah Waber Boston Children’s Hospital Department of Psychiatry


Reflections from the Roundtable Chair
The opportunity to participate in the deliberations of this task force was a dream that came true for me. The experience gave me hope. Shortly after our Yale Child Study Center School Development Program (SDP) began work in schools in 1969, I had an occasion to mention that a frightened 8-year-old transfer who kicked his newly introduced teacher in the leg and ran out was displaying “fright-fight or flight” behavior. The staff looked at me as if I was speaking a foreign language. The concept was basic knowledge to child development, social, and behavioral science professionals. It struck me as unfair to teachers that, through no fault of their own, they had not received the pre-service or in-service preparation that would enable them to understand why children do what they do, and how to manage it in a way that would aid their development and learning. Over the years, the...
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