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UNLV/CSUN Preschool News

The UNLV/CSUN Preschool provides a model inclusive early childhood program that serves children (6 weeks to 5 years of age) of students, faculty, staff and the surrounding campus community.

Current Preschool News

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People | July 28, 2021

Key component of UNLV’s Early Childhood Education Center, Claire Tredwell, gives advice to women starting their careers.

Preschool In The News

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September 20, 2021

The Nevada Department of Education (NDE or Department) recognizes two Washoe County educators as the inaugural recipients of the Nevada Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award.

State of Nevada Department of Education
September 17, 2021

The Nevada Department of Education (NDE or Department) recognizes two Washoe County educators as the inaugural recipients of the Nevada Early Childhood Educator of the Year Award.

Recent Preschool Accomplishments

September 28, 2021
Sunny Gittens (Student Life), Jenna-Weglarz-Ward (Education) and Claire Tredwell (UNLV/CSUN Preschool) were awarded a $460K Child Care Access Means Parents in School grant from the Department of Education. These funds for child care access are vital as they will enable UNLV to provide stipends to low-income students with young children towards the...
October 10, 2019
Claire Tredwell (Preschool) was awarded the Rose C. Engel Award for excellence in professional practice from the Division of Early Childhood (DEC). Tredwell, director of the preschool, received the award at the DEC's 35th annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families in Dallas earlier this month.
August 8, 2019
Claire Tredwell (Preschool) has been honored with the Rose C. Engel Award for Excellence in Professional Practice by the Division of Early Childhood (DEC) of the Council for Exceptional Children, recognizing her leadership, ethical standards and excellence of work. This national award is presented to professionals who have made significant...