In The Media

UMass Boston to Study Early Education Workforce ›

State House News | April 17, 2019
The state has commissioned the Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation to conduct a statewide survey of early childhood educators. Researchers from McCormack Graduate School's Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy and Center for Social Policy are also taking part.

“Scarleteen’s” 20th Anniversary Proves We Still Need Inclusive Sex Ed ›

Bitch Media | April 02, 2019
Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Sharon Lamb says "looking at something sexually disturbing on the internet is so private that there isn’t any cultural or social mechanism to help [children] with that experience."

Postsecondary Programs More Inclusive, Report Finds ›

Disability Scoop | February 26, 2019
Think College, a project of UMass Boston's Institute for Community Inclusion, found that for the first time, students with intellectual disabilities attending postsecondary programs spent more than half of their time in inclusive college classes during the 2017-2018 academic year.

Shock Report Details How Young Children are Duping Their Parents and Viewing Porn at Alarming Rates ›

Faithwire | February 14, 2019
A report conducted by Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Sharon Lamb recommends media literacy education both in schools and in society as a whole to help girls critique sexist imagery.

Netflix’s “Sex Education” shows how learning to have good sex can make us better people ›

Quartz | February 13, 2019
Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Sharon Lamb developed a curriculum on sexual ethics that aims to engage teenagers in philosophical and moral discussions about sex and society because "they weren’t getting the sex education that would make them treat others in a caring and just way.”

Massachusetts Must Do More to Boost Early Education Workforce ›

CommonWealth Magazine | February 13, 2019
Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation Executive Director Anne Douglass writes that following a survey of early educators "we can develop the plan envisioned by State House leaders to meet the needs of early educators so they can better meet the needs of our young children."

The Field’s Leadership Potential is Being Ignored ›

New American | February 05, 2019
Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation Executive Director Anne Douglass writes that to advance early care and education (ECE), we need to look to those most experienced in ECE: educators, center directors, and family child care owners.

What kids aren’t telling parents about porn on Instagram and Snapchat ›

The Boston Globe | January 29, 2019
Professor of Counseling and School Psychology Sharon Lamb conducted a report out this week that looked at how girls are impacted by sexual material online. The report recommends media literacy education and encourages parents to monitor their kids’ internet use with greater vigilance.

Angelakis names new Swampscott High School principal ›

Swampscott Reporter | January 24, 2019
Dennis Kohut, who will take over as principal of Swampscott High School on July 1, has a master's degree from UMass Boston.

Commentary: Early Education Should Be On The 116th Congress’ Agenda. Here’s Why ›

WGBH News | January 11, 2019
Institute for Early Education Leadership and Innovation Executive Director Anne Douglass writes that refiling the Child Care for Working Families Act should be on Congress's to-do list.