WELCOME TO PROLEER

Bridging reasearch, practice and policy in early childhood development

WHAT IS PROLEER

ProLEER is an international network of researchers, practitioners, and policymakers, committed to improving educational practice and policy, to enhance children’s learning in the preschool through primary years. Initiated in 2009 by Harvard alumni, in collaboration with Professor Catherine Snow of the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

WHAT WE DO

ProLEER, convenes an annual meeting at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, among 45 invited international stakeholders in educational research, policy and practice, to discuss cutting edge knowledge  and research-based practices in the areas of language and literacy, early education and teacher professional development. Institutional partners include the Harvard Graduate School of Education, the David Rockefeller Center on Latin American Studies, and the Asociación de Amigos del Aprendizaje.

Sharing

Sharing cutting-edge, evidence-based knowledge and experiences in education.

Fostering Collaboration

Fostering collaboration and learning among participating individuals, organizations, and countries through exchanges, partnerships, and joint projects.

Applying Knowledge

Applying knowledge to drive changes in policy and practice in early childhood and elementary education throughout Latin America.

HOW PROLEER WORKS

Professionals in education from nine core countries form the ProLEER network. ProLEER holds an annual meeting at Harvard University’s David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies to share evidence-based research, practice, and policy and to work on a yearly country-specific agenda driven by the ultimate goal of strengthening children’s learning in Latin America.  ProLEER also runs an online program of talks and panel discussions on key educational issues open to educational professionals.