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Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study and Human Development
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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.

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Still time to apply!

Eliot-Pearson continues to accept applications to our master's program for Fall 2019, up until our new May 15th deadline!

There is still time to complete and submit your application, from now until May 15, 2019, for admission to the M.A. program in Child Study and Human Development. We look forward to hearing from you.

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

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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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