CAYL Catalyst Webinar Series

Episode #20

October 6, 2022 | 4:00pm - 5:00pm ET

The Impact of the COVID Era on Children

CAYL Catalyst - Webinar Series, Episode #20


Sara Gilliam - Editor-in-Chief, Exchange Magazine

Dr. Jacqueline Jones - Former President & CEO, The Foundation for Childhood Development

Dr. Michael Yogman - Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School & Cambridge Hospital

Cecile Tousignant - Experienced Early Childhood Educator, Director & Coach


Innovate … The Impact of the COVID Era on Children. 

COVID has characterized how services are delivered for children and families over the last two years. What are the short- and long-term impacts on children’s growth & development? What does the data show? Join the discussion with our panel of experts on early childhood development & share your experience!

Contact Information:

Dr. Jacqueline Jones


Dr. Michael Yogman


Cecile Tousignant



Kamenetz, Anya (2022) The Stolen Year: How COVID Changed Children’s Lives, and Where We Go, PublicAffairs. 

Kim, Y., Montoya, E., Austin, L.J.E., Powell, A., & Muruvi, W. (2022). Early Care and Education Programs During COVID-19: Persistent Inequities and Emerging Challenges. Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California, Berkeley.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. A Roadmap to Reducing Child Poverty. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. 

U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2020 and 2022 Long-Term Trend (LTT) Reading and Mathematics Assessments (2022).

Rapid Assessment of Pandemic Impact on Development – Early Childhood (RAPID-EC). Stanford University