Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning

The University of Mississippi School of Education
  • The Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning serves all stakeholders in early childhood education across Mississippi and beyond. Our team of researchers and pre-K specialists seek to provide collaborative leadership and research-based information concerning child development, education, policy decisions and more. We believe that all children have the right to learn and grow in an environment that supports a natural ability to explore, create and wonder.


    Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday, the staff here at GCSEL read some of thier favoirte Dr. Seuss books. Check them out by clicking on the link below:

    Graduate Center for the Study of Early Learning Celebrates Dr. Seuss’ Birthday! Hats Off to Reading: Read Across America!

    2020 Annual Report

    Building A High-Quality Early Childhood System of Leadership and Teaching Practice

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    The Graduate Center is pleased to add an additional research brief. This new brief concludes our series summarizing the research presentations over the past three years. These briefs provide research-based information with an analysis through a Mississippi lens. We encourage you to read and share with parents, educators, business leaders, decision and policy makers. If you have questions, please feel free to e-mail us at or

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