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April 2020

A manuscript was recently published that explored the causes of stress among directors of day care center. Results suggest that the challenges related to leading oneself, leading others, managing change and lack of social support are perceived as most stressful. Findings have important implications for practice because directors’ stress impacts the quality of the learning environment provided to teachers and children in the day care center.

February 2020

Antje von Suchodoletz, together with Caterina Gawrilow from the University of Tuebingen, was awarded a research grant from the Foundation “Little Scientists’ House” (Germany) to investigate the effectiveness of a professional development intervention (called KiQ program) on teachers’ and preschool center directors’ interactions with children, parents and teachers (learn more about this new project under Research: Current Projects and Research Focus).

 

 

 

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