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Communication Sciences professor appointed Co-Director of CECER-DLL

Carol Scheffner Hammer, PhD, CCC-SLP, professor and interim chair of CPH's Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, has been appointed Co-Director of the Center for Early Care and Education Research: Dual Language Learners. Dr. Hammer is also Co-PI of the Center.

The purpose of CECER-DLL is to advance research on children’s cognitive, language, literacy, and social-emotional development, to identify best practices for early childhood educational programs, and to share findings with educators and policy-makers. It is funded by the Administration for Children and Families in collaboration with the Office of Head Start and the Office of Child Care.