Campus faculty and staff invited to presentation regarding child development laboratory schools
Friday, January 17, 2020
The early childhood education program, located in the School of Family Studies and Human Services, College of Health and Human Sciences invite you to a presentation by Dr. Brent McBride entitled “University-Based Child Development Laboratory Schools: A Vision for the Future” on Wednesday, January 22nd from 4 to 5 p.m. in Justin 164.
Brent A. McBride, PhD, is a professor of human development and a professor of nutritional sciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), as well as director of the Child Development Laboratory (CDL) program on the UIUC campus. He has also been engaged in leadership roles with laboratory school programs for the majority of his 36+ year professional career. McBride has served two consecutive two-year terms as president of the National Organization of Child Development Laboratory Schools, and has conducted research and published manuscripts on issues confronting laboratory school programs across the country.
The UIUC CDL is widely recognized by peer institutions as being a model laboratory school program that actively supports and facilitates the teaching, research and engagement activities of faculty, staff and students on the UIUC campus, while at the same time providing high quality early childhood programming for enrolled children and their families.