Erikson Institute gratefully acknowledges the staff at the Offord Centre for Child Studies at McMaster University, the Human Early Learning Partnership at the University of British Columbia, and the Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities at the University of California Los Angeles for contributing their time and expertise to the development of this project.

We are also deeply appreciative of the commitment demonstrated by community collaboratives, school districts, teachers, parents, concerned residents, local early childhood providers, elected officials, and businesses. Working in collaboration with a cross-sector of local stakeholders from all of our partner communities is what yields the best outcomes young children and their families.

Early Development Instrument Strategic Advisory Committee

The leadership, insight and expertise of the Early Development Instrument Strategic Advisory Committee members are invaluable to the evolution of this project and ensuring its responsiveness to the needs of each community.

Grace Araya
Director of Community Systems Statewide Support, Illinois Action for Children

Tonya Bibbs
Assistant Professor, Erikson Institute

Mara Botman
Program Officer, Circle of Service Foundation

Charles Chang
Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness and Planning, Erikson Institute

Cornelia Grumman
Education Director, McCormick Foundation

Kimberlee Guenther
Vice President of Community Impact, United Way of Metro Chicago

Samina Hadi-Tabassum
Clinical Professor, Director, Online Early Education Program, Erikson Institute

Iris Hildreth
Family Engagement Manager, Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development

Lisa Hood
Senior Policy Analyst and Researcher, Center for the Study of Education Policy at Illinois State University

Ashley Long
Evaluation Associate, UCLA Agile Visual Analytics Lab

Cathy Main
Senior Lecturer and Program Coordinator, The University of Illinois At Chicago

Cathy Mannen
Union Professional Issues Directors, Illinois Federation of Teachers

Amanda Moreno, PhD
Associate Professor and Director, Child Development Program, Erikson Institute

Sylvia Puente
Executive Director, Latino Policy Forum

Elliott Regenstein
Partner, Foresight Law + Policy

Joyce Weiner

The Erikson Institute Early Development Instrument Project is generously supported by: