Recent Student First-Authored Presentations

Recent Conference Presentations

Nguyen, M., & Winsler, A.  (2019, October). The association between early bilingualism and selection into later foreign language learning. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Cognitive Development Society, Louisville, KY.

Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2019, September). Migrant Head Start preschool children's school readiness and early elementary school performance. In V. Jones, (Chair) The impact of Head Start on children and families. Symposium presented at the National Head Start Association Fall Leadership Institute, Crystal City, VA.

Goldstein, T.R. & Young, D. (2019, August). Theatrical Thinking: A Mixed Methods Study of Teacher Perceptions and Actual Classroom Strategies. Poster presented at American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Goldstein, T.R. & Thompson, B. (2019, July). The Role of Embodiment in Learning and Understanding Pretend Play: A Replication and Extension. Poster presented at the Guided Playful Learning Workshop at the Cognitive Science Society Conference, Montreal, Canada. *Poster Award Winner.

Williams, A., Ricciardi, C., & Winsler, A. (2019, May). Gender differences in STEM achievement among low-income ethnically diverse students in elementary school. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Washington, DC.

Calibuso, E., & Winsler, A. (2019, May). “Who switches schools?: Child-level predictors of school mobility in middle school. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Washington, DC.

Greenburg, J., Thompson, B. N., & Winsler, A. (2019, May). “Catch them while they’re young?”: Academic outcomes for students retained early rather than later in 3rd grade. Poste presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Washington, DC.

An, X., Curby, T. W., & Xie, Q. (2019, May).  Chinese teachers' perceptions of early childhood readiness.  Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, Washington, DC.

Calibuso, E., & Winsler, A. (2019, April). Who Switches Schools?: Child-Level Predictors of School Mobility in Middle School. Poster presented at the annual National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR), Kennesaw, GA.

Thompson, B. & Goldstein, T. R. (2019, April). Pretend play: A systematic review of definitions, components, and measurement. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Thompson, B. & Goldstein, T. R. (2019, April). Embodiment and Representation when Constructing Knowledge through Play—A Registered Replication and Extension. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Goldstein, T. R & Thompson, B. &. (2019, April). The Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Skills Taught in an Adolescent Theatre Classroom. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Mead, D.L., Hutchison, L., & Winsler, A. (2019, March). Narrative competence and executive functioning in young children with varying degrees of bilingualism. Poster presented at the biennial conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Ricciardi, C., & Winsler, A. (2019, March). Pathways to success: Trajectories and timing of advanced course taking for ethnically diverse students in poverty in middle and high school. Poster presented the biennial conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Williams, A., Ricciardi, C., & Winsler, A. (2019, March). Parent- and preschool-teacher-perceived strengths among Black and Latino boys: Links to early success in elementary school. In S. Sonnenschein & B. Sawyer (Chairs), Building on family strengths to promote the academic development of young Black and Latino children. Symposium presented at the biennial conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Williams, A., & Winsler, A. (2019, March). School readiness assessments are weakly related to later educational outcomes for ethnically diverse children with autism. Poster presented at the biennial conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Greenburg, J.E., & Winsler, A. (2019, March). Delayed kindergarten entry among ethnically diverse, low-income students: Prevalence, predictors, and selection patterns. Poster presented at the biennial conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2019, March). How profiles of school readiness relate to third grade performance among low-income ethnically and linguistically diverse children. Poster presented at the biennial conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Alegrado, A., & Winsler, A. (2019, March). Who stops the music?: Predicting persistence in middle school music elective courses. Poster presented at the biennial conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.

Ricciardi, C., & Winsler, A. (2018, November). Making the grade: Who gets in to advanced academic courses among ethnically diverse, low-income youth. Poster presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management annual conference, Washington, DC.

Mumma, K., & Winsler, A. (2018, November). Sustained effects in fifth grade, fadeout in eighth. Poster to be presented at the APPAM conference, Washington, DC.

Thompson, B. & Goldstein, T. R. (2018, November). Pretend play in early childhood programs: A case for evidence-based program implementation and researcher-practitioner partnerships. Poster presented at Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, Fall Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Goldstein, T. R. & Thompson, B. (2018, August). Ensemble building within youth theater programs: Alignment of research and practice. American Psychological Association, Annual Convention, Division 10, San Francisco, CA.

Young, D., Rosenthal, L., & Goldstein, T.R. (2018, August). Psychosocial Trajectories of Change Across A Drum Corps Marching Season. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Williams, A.B., Ricciardi, C., & Winsler, A. (2018, June) Why so different? Parent and teacher perceptions of the social skills and behavior problems of Black and Latino preschool boys. Poster presented at the Biennial ACF National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Arlington, VA.

Mumma, K., & Winsler, A. (2018, June). The influence of elementary school quality on differential effects of preschool programs in fifth grade. Poster presented at the Biennial ACF National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Arlington, VA.

Troxler, J. R., Roth, A., Silver, C., An, X., Ponce, E. D., Gordon, R., Zinsser, K. M., & Curby, T. W. (2018, June). Development of and Initial Results from the EMOtion TEaching Rating Scale (EMOTERS). Poster presented at the National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Arlington, VA.

Parada, M., Carr, R., Allan, M., Peisner-Feinberg, E., Friedman, R., Malin, J., & Winsler, A. (2018, June). The Rewards and Challenges of Research-Policy Partnerships: Perspectives from SRCD State and Federal Policy Fellows. Symposium presented at the Biennial ACF National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Arlington, VA.

Thompson, B. & Goldstein, T. R. (2018, May). Ensemble Building in Educational Contexts: What Can We Learn from Theater Instruction? Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA. 

Patterson, A., An, X., & Nguyen, C. (2018, May). Age of acquisition and second language proficiency: A meta-analytic review. Poster presentation at Mid-Atlantic Student Colloquium on Speech, Language, and Learning, Baltimore, MD.

Mize, J., & Winsler, A. (2018, May). Maternal and Peer Relations in Early Childhood Predict Aggression in Grades 3-6. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2018, May). Migrant preschool children’s school readiness and early elementary school performance. Paper presented at the University of Maryland Diversity Conference, College Park, MD.

An, X., Curby, T. W., & Brock, L. L. (2018, April). Is the child really what’s being rated? Sources of variance in teacher-rated of socioemotional skills. Paper symposium presentation at American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting, New York City, NY.

Ricciardi, C., Manfra, L., Hartman, S., Bleiker, C., Dinehart, L., & Winsler, A. (2017, May). School readiness skills at age 4 predict academic achievement through 5th grade. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Mize, J., & Winsler, A. (2017, May). Negative influences from socialization agents on externalizing behavior problems in adolescence. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Thompson, B., & Winsler, A. (2017, May). Parent-teacher agreement on the Devereux Early Childhood Assessment (DECA) for preschoolers with autism spectrum disorders. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Moffett, A., & Winsler, A. (2017, May). Child- and school-level predictors of elementary school mobility among ethnically diverse children in poverty. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Williams, A., Picci, G., & Winsler, A. (2017, May). How are they doing? Long-term outcomes for ethnically diverse children with ASD in pre-K programs for children with disabilities. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Burke, J., Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2017, May). The impact of school suspensions on school attendance, academic performance, retention, and school leaving. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Mize, J., & Winsler, A. (2017, April). Social support from the family, school, and neighborhood: Links To rebelliousness and sensation seeking in adolescence. Poster presented at the biennial conference of the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, TX.

Alegrado, A., Gara, T., Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2017, April). Predictors of music class participation and persistence in middle school among low-income, ethnically diverse students. Poster presented at the biennial conference of the Society for Research on Child Development, Austin, TX.

Thibodeaux, J., Bradner, P., Hines, C., Perla, V., Burke, J., & Winsler, A. (2017, April). Young tennis athletes' self-talk and sport motivation. Poster presented at the Biennial conference of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Gagliano, K., Thompson, B., Righi, M.,Yassa, M., Pierceall, B., Ismail, M., & Pasnak, R. (2017, May) Growing and symmetric patterns of letters, numbers, and time. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Boston, MA.

Shriver, A.S., Lauderdale, L., Yassa, M., Singer, J., Chen, E., Righi, M., & Pasnak, R. (2017, April). The effects of tutoring on kindergartener's literacy. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Society for Research in Child Development, Austin, TX.

Stillerova, L., Tavassolie, T., Curby, T. W., & Brock, L. L. (2017, August). How negative climate in first grade classrooms affects student-teacher relationships. Poster presented at the annual American Psychological Association convention, Washington, DC.

Troxler, J. R., Roth, A., & Curby, T. W. (2017, May). The relation between teacher-child relationships and social-emotional skills decreases in middle childhood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Burke, E., Curby, T.W., and the APA Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education (2016, August). Children with Special Needs in the Kindergarten Classroom. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Jones, N.M., Kitsantas, A., Curby, T. W., Bauer, S., & Van Lare, M.D. (2016, August). Predicting teacher quality using personality and professional learning community quality. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

An, X., Ullrich R., & Curby. T. W. (2016, July). Teacher-Student Relationships and Child Behaviors: Comparisons between Children with and without Disabilities. Poster presented at The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Washington, DC.

Patterson, A., Bock, A., Mohtasham, M., & Pasnak, R. (2016, April). Sex differences in first graders’ patterning and executive function skills. Poster presented at the National Research and Development Center on Cognition and Mathematics Instruction Conference, Arlington, VA.

Patterson, A., Bock, A. M., & Pasnak, R. (2016, March) Cognitive abilities in first grade: Evidence for male’s early advantage in patterning. Poster presented at the 87th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York, NY

Parada, M., & Winsler, A. (2016, October). Immigrant advantage for Latino and Black males attending elementary school in Miami. Poster to be presented at the SRCD theme conference: Babies, Boys, and Men of Color, Tampa, FL.

Mumma, K., & Winsler, A. (2016, October). Positive effects of pre-k are sustained for Black males through third grade, and effects are stronger at higher-quality elementary schools. In S. Anderson (Chair), School-based mechanisms of differential long-term pre-K effects among black and white youth. Symposium to be presented at the SRCD theme conference: Babies, Boys, and Men of Color, Tampa, FL.

Tavassolie, T., Hines, C., & Winsler, A. (2016, October). How do boys of color experience high-stakes tests and mandatory retention policies in Miami, Florida? In S. Anderson (Chair), School-based mechanisms of differential long-term pre-K effects among black and white youth. Symposium to be presented at the SRCD theme conference: Babies, Boys, and Men of Color, Tampa, FL.

Mumma, K., Moffett, A., & Winsler, A. (2016, July). Elementary school quality moderates third grade academic outcomes associated with attending public school pre-k and subsidized center-based and family child care. Poster presented at the ACF National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Washington, D.C.

Haag, A., & Winsler, A. (2016, May). Child, family, and school factors associated with gifted educational placement and services for low-income, ethnically diverse children in Miami: Which students are breaking the barriers? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Thibodeaux, J., & Winsler, A., (2016, May). What do youth tennis athletes say to themselves? Observed and self-reported self-talk on the court. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Burke, J., & Winsler, A. (2016, April). The impact of school suspensions on school attendance, academic performance, retention, and school leaving. Poster presented at the National Collegiate Undergraduate Research (NCUR) conference, Asheville, NC.

Alegrado, A., Gara, T., & Winsler, A. (2016, April). Predictors of music class enrollment and persistence in middle school among low-SES, ethnically diverse students. Paper and poster presented at the National Collegiate Undergraduate Research (NCUR) conference, Asheville, NC.

Gara, T., Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2016, April). Who is taking dance electives? Predictors of in-school dance engagement among low-income, ethnically diverse middle school students. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Hines, C., & Winsler, A. (2016, April). School quality and mobility between public school prekindergarten and kindergarten: Predictors and outcomes. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Matthew, D., Conway-Turner, J., & Winsler, A. (2016, April). Predictors of school suspension in elementary school for low-income, ethnically diverse children. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Watanabe, N., Denham, S. A., Bassett, H. H., Kobayashi, T., Curby, T., & Nasser, I. (2016, July). Maternal emotion teaching in mother-child interactions in Japan: Contribution to preschoolers' emotion knowledge. In Y. Yang & Q. Wang (Chairs), Mother-child Emotional Discourse and Child Socio-emotional Outcomes: Understanding the Role of Culture. Paper symposium presentation at the 31st International Congress of Psychology, Yokohama, Japan.

Watanabe, N., Denham, S. A., Bassett, H. H., Nasser, I., Kobayashi, T., & Curby, T. (2016, July). Mother-child conversations of emotional memory: The relation between maternal emotion teaching and preschoolers' emotion knowledge in Japan. In Y. Yang & Q. Wang(Chairs), Maternal Emotional Socialization and Child Socio-emotional Outcomes in Different Cultural Contexts. Paper symposium presentation at the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology 23rd International Congress, Nagoya, Japan .

Watanabe, N., Denham, S. A., Bassett, H. H., & Curby, T. C. (2015, September). Parental socialization of emotion in japan: Contribution to preschoolers' emotion knowledge. 17th European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Braga, Portugal.

Hines, C., Doll, E., & Winsler, A. (2015, October). Longitudinal academic outcomes for ethnically diverse children with speech or language disorders. Poster presented at the Society for the Study of Human Development, Austin, TX.

Schmerold, K., Patterson, A., Montasham, M., Vennergrund, K., & Pasnak, R. (2015, October) Patterning in first grade relates to executive function and mathematics skills. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Development, Austin, TX.

Conway-Turner, J., Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2015, June). Resilience among low-income, ethnically diverse children: Early predictors of later academic success in elementary school students. Poster presented at the 4th meeting of the Resilience Research Centre, Halifax, Canada.

Hines, C., & Winsler, A. (2015, May). Predictors of mobility between public school pre-K and kindergarten and links with children’s school readiness and performance in K and 1st grade. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.

Moffett, A., & Winsler, A. (2015, March). Cyberbullying, depression, and substance abuse in adolescence: Variation by sexual orientation, gender, and age. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Hutchison, L.A., Mead, D., & Winsler, A. (2015, March). Relations between executive functioning, second language fluency, and externalizing behavior problems in early childhood. In Daneri, P., & Blair, C. (Co-Chairs), Executive functioning among dual language learners. Symposium presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Qiu, C., & Winsler, A. (2015, March). Language use in a “One-Parent One-Language” bilingual family: Maternal perception, noun/verb use, and code switching. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Conway-Turner, J., Visconti, K, C., & Winsler, A. (2015, March). Gang involvement is a protective factor for depression among those who experience victimization. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2015, March). Long-term academic outcomes for low-income, ethnically diverse children retained from third-grade high-stakes tests. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Tavassolie, T., López, C., De Feyter, J.J., Hartman, S., & Winsler, A. (2015, March). Migrant preschool children’s school readiness and early elementary school performance through 3rd Grade. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Thibodeaux, C., Bock, A., & Winsler, A. (2015, March). Singing to the self: The role of singing and private speech in executive function. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Shewark, E.A., Zinsser, K.A., & Denham, S.A. (2015, May). What’s lost in calm classrooms? Teachers’ perspectives on the consequences of managing classroom climate. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science’s 27th Annual Convention, New York City, NY.

Watanabe, N., Jones, N., Denham, S. A., Bassett, H. H., & Kobayashi, T. (2015, March). How culture plays a role? Relations between parenting practice and preschoolers’ emotion knowledge in Japan. Paper presented in symposium, “Antecedents and consequences of emotional development in cultural contexts”, Y. Yang, chair. Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Ferrier, D., Plourde, S., Denham, S., Curby, T. W., Bassett, H., Bailey, C. (2015, March). The emotional classroom: Interactions of socializing agents predicting future emotionality and executive function. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Fettig, N., Howarth, G., Curby, T. W., Denham, S., & Watanabe, N. (2015, March). The importance of early childhood temperament and parenting: Bi-directional models of parenting and child externalizing behaviors. In M. Barnett (Chair), Longitudinal parent-child behavioral transactions: Moderation by family, mother and child characteristics. Paper symposium presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Fettig, N. B., Denham, S. A., & Bassett, H. H. (2015, March). The unique and interactive roles of effortful control and emotion regulation in shaping individual variations of social competence. Poster presented at Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Howarth, G. Z., Curby, T. W., Fettig, N. B., Denham, S. A., & Bassett, H. H. (2015, March). Emotion knowledge reduces the likelihood of negative reactions to frustration in preschool classrooms. Poster presented at the Biennial Meetings of the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Plourde, S. N., Ferrier, D. E., & Denham, S. A. (2015, March). The mediating effect of executive functioning on the association of emotion expression and emotion knowledge. Poster presented at the Biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Plourde, S. N, Curby, T. W., Bassett, H. H., & Denham, S. D. (2014, October). The relation between the classroom environment and teacher-student emotional interactions. Poster to be presented at the 2014 Advances in Educational Psychology Conference, Fairfax, VA.

Thibodeaux, J., Winsler, A., & Curby, T. W. (2014, October) Are college students feeling motivated? Growth in goal orientation and GPA. Poster to be presented at the 2014 Advances in Educational Psychology Conference, Fairfax, VA.

An, X., Rojahn, J., & Curby, T. W. (2014, August). Problem behaviors among Chinese individuals at risk of intellectual disabilities evaluated by the Chinese version of the Behavior Problems Inventory-01. Poster presented at the 2014 Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Ansari, A., & Winsler, A. (2014, July). Kindergarten readiness for low-income minority children in center-based care, family childcare, and public school pre-K. Poster presented at the 12th National Head Start Conference, Washington, DC.

Karkhanis, D. G., Winsler, A., & Levitt, J. (2014, April). Being Black, male, and gifted in Miami: Prevalence and predictors of placement in elementary school gifted education programs. In M. Henfield, Symposium Chair, Race, masculinity and the pursuit of academic excellence: Educating gifted Black males. Paper presented at the annual conference on the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Tavassolie, T., & Winsler, A. (2014, April). Mandatory grade retention from high-stakes test performance among low-income, ethnically diverse children: Who fails the FCAT and who repeats 3rd grade?. Poster to be presented at the SRCD theme conference –Strengthening Connections Among Child and Family Research, Policy and Practice, Alexandria VA.

Verdon, S., McLeod, S., & Winsler, A. (2014, June). Facilitating home language maintenance in an English dominant context. Paper presented at the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference, Stockholm, Sweden.

Verdon, S., McLeod, S., & Winsler, A. (2014, May). Language diversity, maintenance, and loss: A population study of young Australian children. Paper presented at the Speech Pathology Australia Conference 2014, Melbourne, Australia.

Ferrier, D. E., Bassett, H. H., & Denham, S. A. (2014, August). The transitive linkage between executive function and emotionality in preschoolers. Poster presented at the annual meetings of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Plourde, S. N., Herndon, K. H., Denham, S. A., & Curby, T. W. (2014, August). Teacher socialization of toddler peer emotional interactions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Watanabe, N., Fettig, N. B., Howarth, G. Z., Ferrier, D. E., Denham, S. A., Bassett, H. H., & Curby, T. W. (2014, August). Interplay among preschoolers’ temperament, emotion regulation, and parent-child dysfunction. Poster presented at the 2014 Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Ferrier, D. F., Denham, S. A., Fettig, N. B., & Bassett, H. H. (2014, July). The self-regulation of affect: examining the effects of hot and cold executive control on preschool negative emotionality. Poster presentation at Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Washington, DC.

Fettig, N. B., Ferrier, D. F., Howarth, G. Z., Watanabe, N., Ullrich, R. S., Bailey C. S., Denham, S. A., & Curby, T. W. (2014, July). Children struggling to regulate their emotions are more adjusted to school when teachers are consistent in their emotional support. Poster presentation at Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Washington, DC.

Fettig, N. B., Watanabe, N., Howarth, G. Z., Denham, S.A., & Bassett, H. H. (2014, July). Temperament moderates the effect of parenting stress on preschooler social problem solving. Poster presentation at Head Start’s 12th National Research Conference on Early Childhood, Washington, DC.

Watanabe, N., Denham, S. A., Kobayashi, T., Bassett, H. H., Jones, N. M., & Ferrier, D. E. (July, 2014). Cultural differences in emotion expressions: Reliability of the Affect Knowledge Test in Japan. Poster presentation at The 23rd Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Shanghai, China.

Zinsser, K.M., Curby, T.W., & Denham, S.A. (2014, July). Understanding preschool teachers’ emotional support as a function of center climate. Poster submitted to the National Head Start Research Conference, Washington, DC.

Zinsser, K.M., Denham, S.A., Curby, T.W., & Chazan-Cohen, R. (2014, July). Early childhood directors as socializers of center emotional climate. Poster submitted to Head Start's 12th National Research Conference, Washington DC.

Bailey C. S., Zinsser K. M., Fettig, N. B., Howarth, G. Z., Bassett, H. H., Denham S. A., Garner, P. W., & Curby T. W. (2014, April). Enhancing teacher-child interactions: Teachers as socializers of children’s emotional competence. Education Workshop at the 41st Annual National Head Start Association Conference and Expo, Long Beach, CA.

Zinsser, K.M., Denham, S.A., & Curby, T.W., Shewark, E. (2014, April). “Practice what you preach” Connecting teachers’ emotional competence to their support of children’s emotional development. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia PA.

Howarth. G. Z., Curby, T. W., & Denham, S. A. (2014, March). The effects of temperament and emotion knowledge on predicting reactions to frustration in preschool classrooms. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Human Development Biennial Conference, Austin, TX.