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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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Campus News | September 1, 2022

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

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Campus News | April 7, 2022

UNLV secures a U.S. Department of Education grant to remove the school vs. family conundrum for student-parents.

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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

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 22, 2022

A local preschool teacher got the surprise of his career today. Mr. Carl Esteban is the head teacher at UNLV/CSUN preschool.

PressReleasePoint
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

March 29, 2022
Shin Silver (UNLV/CSUN Preschool) has been selected as the assistant director at the UNLV/CSUN Preschool located in the Lynn Bennett Early Childhood Education Center. Shin begins her new position at UNLV on April 1 after teaching at the preschool for 20 years through her undergraduate and graduate studies at UNLV. Shin brings an exemplary…
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…