About Us

Mulitculturalchildren.org is maintained by Dr. Carol Brunson Day, who has spent her career as an advocate for quality early childhood services for young children and families. She recently retired from the National Black Child Development Institute in Washington, DC where she served as CEO and President from 2006 until 2011. Prior to 2006, she served as the CEO and President of the Council for Professional Recognition, the home of the Child Development Associate National Credentialing Program, as well as the National Head Start Fellowship Program.  Dr. Day was also the liaison for the international exchange between the schools in Reggio Emilia, Italy and the early childhood community in the United States. In addition to her impressive scholarly contributions to the field, Dr. Day is recognized as a leader in the field of early childhood education.

Dr. Day sits on numerous national boards including Zero to Three Editorial Board, National Center for Professional Development and Inclusion National Advisory Panel, and T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center National Advisory Panel. She has spoken at conferences and programs across the United States and internationally, and authored publications on subjects such as professional development, diversity and multicultural education, and cultural influences on development, and has a long history of interest and expertise on African-American culture and heritage.

Dr. Day received a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education from the Erikson Institute in Chicago and a Ph.D. in Education from Claremont University in Claremont, California.

4 Responses

  1. Silvia Cerda says:

    Hello! My name is Silvia Cerda. I am actually taking ECE 232 in St. Augustine College. One of my homework from this class is to interview to Dr. Carol Brunson Day. I would like to know how is the best way to contact her. Since i read about her i am impress about how her influence on multicultural education. Could you please let me know how to contact her. Thanks in advance.

  2. Dr. Carol Brunson Day says:

    Silvia, I am available to be interviewed. If you would like to post your questions on this site, I will responds to them for you.

    Thanks for your interest in multicultural education.

    Carol Brunson Day

    • Ariyansah says:

      School readiness must ilvonve the parents of the young children. There should be multiple paths to achieving school readiness so that parents have choices, tools, and support. School readiness curriculum and tools should be available to churches and other community groups.Older children can also assist in school readiness for younger children. Children are natural teachers of younger children and should be encouraged with good tools and support. This is an opportunity for reinforcement and developing confidence of the older children while engaging them in the important work of leading others to learn.

  3. Dewi says:

    A kindergarten-ready child has a sontrg foundation in Language Literacy, Thinking Skills, Self-Control, and Self-Confidence. Positive early experiences, beginning at birth, strengthen these four kindergarten readiness skills.Language Literacy: Babies learn about language by listening to words. A growing vocabulary strengthens a child’s readiness for reading.Thinking Skills: Children are natural scientists and their first experiments teach them about the world, and help them get ready for math and science.Self-Control: A child who tries to solve problems through words, takes turns, and pays attention is ready to be a good classroom citizen.Self-Confidence: Confident children are ready to learn. They follow their curiosity and are quick to recover from mistakes.When these four foundations are sontrg, a child is ready to thrive in kindergarten and beyond.

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