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Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visiting with children at Tufts’ Eliot-Pearson Children’s School

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congresswomen Katherine Clark and Lori Trahan, made a special visit to the Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development and accompanying lab school to learn about its innovative approach to early childhood education.

Children playing

Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development has been providing feedback to Healthy Families Massachusetts (HFM), a publicly funded program run by the Children’s Trust Massachusetts to support young, first-time mothers.

Children coding

Coding can be a playground that allows children to become producers, and not merely consumers, of technology

Archival photo of EPCSHD

Sol Gittleman, the Alice and Nathan Gantcher University Professor and former provost, recalls the early days of EPCSHD and the "great department that almost wasn't".

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