Early Childhood

Improving early childhood studies is one of UF’s highest priorities.
UF is positioned to be a world leader in understanding how young children develop and learn in the context of their families and communities and in creating programs that enhance learning. UF’s comprehensive initiative focuses on optimizing early childhood development and learning. An interdisciplinary team of faculty, fellows and doctoral students is working with local, state, national and international partners to establish an innovative model in early learning.


  • Did you know?:

    Studies show that nurturing interactions and quality early learning experiences during a child’s first five years can produce a lifetime of benefits.