ECSE Graduates

Graduates of the ECSE program have gone on to be preschool teachers, Family Resource Coordinators, administrators, faculty, researchers, birth to three providers, home visitors, BCBA consultants, a

Haring Center's reach spans the world

Jul 31 2014

For the children in the Haring Center, this sunny late July day is a day like any other. Typically developing children and children with various developmental disabilities interact with one another and learn side-by-side.

For a group of teachers, therapists, social workers and graduate students from Taiwan, however, it's a scene they're not used to seeing. In Taiwan, like in many schools here in the U.S. and in other countries, children with disabilities are separated from their classmates.

‘I see it, learn it and do it’: UW’s online Early Childhood and Family Studies students

Jeni Zaffram
Jul 2 2014

This spring some students wrapped up their first year of work toward a bachelor’s degree from the University of Washington without ever really setting foot on campus.

Dr. Kathleen Artman Meeker: New Faculty in Special Education

Dr. Kathleen Artman Meeker joins the college as an assistant professor of special education.
Nov 5 2013

Dr. Kathleen Artman Meeker joins the college as an assistant professor of special education. She specializes in professional development systems for early childhood professionals, innovative web tools for evidence-based practices in early education and early intervention, and practical strategies for promoting social-emotional competence in young children with and without special needs.

The National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning (NCQTL)

The National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning (NCQTL) was created to improve practice in Head Start programs and help more than a million young children make gains in early learning and deve

Undergraduate Research

The College of Education provides opportunities for students to expand their learning through a variety of school and community based activities.

Departmental Honors

The Early Childhood & Family Studies (ECFS) Departmental Honors Program

Apply Now: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood & Family Studies

Applications to the major are accepted for Autumn and Winter quarters.

Frequently Asked Questions: Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood & Family Studies

UW Announces New, Low-Cost, Online-Only Degree Completion Program in Early Childhood Studies

Early learner at the Experimental Education Unit.
Mar 27 2013

The University of Washington will offer a new, low-cost, online bachelor's degree completion program in Early Childhood and Family Studies. Pending final approval, the program will start in the fall.