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Carl Corter

Professor (CSE/DPE)

Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study
Fax: 416-934-4500 
carl.corter@utoronto.ca

 

 

 

Keywords

Early childhood programs, practice, and policy; Integrated Services for children; Kindergarten education; parenting; parent involvement in schools and early childhood programs; teacher education

Research Projects/Activities

The Toronto First Duty Project:
http://www.toronto.ca/firstduty

Research Interests

Early childhood development and education. Parenting. School, family and community partnerships

Applied/Clinical Interests

Integrated services for early child development. Parent support and education

Specialty Courses

HDP1259: Child and Family Relationships
JPX1001: Parenting: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Representative Publications

Corter, C. & Pelletier, J. (2010). Schools as integrated service hubs for young children and families: Policy implications of the Toronto First Duty Project. International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy, 4, (2), 1-17.

Arimura, T. & Corter, C. (2010). School-based integrated early childhood programs: Impact on the well-being of children and parents. Interaction, 20(1), 23-32.

Corter, C., Pelletier, J., Janmohamed, Z., Bertrand, J., Arimura, T., Patel, S., Mir, S., Wilton, A. & Brown, D. (2009). Toronto First Duty Phase 2, 2006-2008: Final Research Report http://www.toronto.ca/firstduty/TFD_phase2_final.pdf

Corter, C., Patel, S., Pelletier, J. & Bertrand, J. (2008). The Early Development Instrument as an evaluation and improvement tool for school-based, integrated services for young children and parents: the Toronto First Duty Project. Early Education and Development.19(5), 1-22.

Corter, C., & Wolanski, A. (2008). Do contemporary kindergartens measure up to traditional standards? Curriculum Inquiry, 38(4), 483-488.

Patel, S., Corter, C., & Pelletier, J. (2008). What do Families Want? Understanding their goals for early childhood services. In M. Cornish (Ed.) Promising Practices for Partnering with Families In the Early Years. Family School Community Partnership Monograph series. Information Age Publishing, pp. 103-135.

Corter, C., Bertrand, J., Pelletier, J., Griffin, T., McKay, D., Patel, S., & Ioannone, P. (2007). Toronto First Duty Phase 1 Final Report: Evidence-based Understanding of Integrated Foundations for Early Childhood. http://www.toronto.ca/firstduty/tfd_phase1_finalreport.pdf

Pelletier, J., & Corter, C. (2006). Integration, Innovation, and Evaluation in School-Based Early Childhood Services. In B. Spodek and O. Sarracho (Eds.), Handbook of research on the education of young children. Third Edition, Chapter 27, pp. 477-496. Matwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Corter, C., & Pelletier, J. (2005). Parent and community involvement in schools: Policy panacea or pandemic? In N. Bascia, A. Cumming, A. Datnow, K. Leithwood and D. Livingstone (Eds.), International handbook of educational policy. (pp. 295-327). Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Springer.
 

Corter, C., & Pelletier, J. (2004). Parent and community involvement in schools: Policy panacea or pandemic? In N. Bascia, A. Cumming, A. Datnow, K. Leithwood and D. Livingstone (Eds.), International handbook of educational policy. Dordrecht, the Netherlands: Kluwer. In press.

Corter, C., & Fleming, A. (2002). Psychobiology of maternal behavior in humans. In M. Bornstein (Ed.), Handbook of parenting (2nd ed.), Volume 2, pp. 141-181. Englewood, NJ: Erlbaum.

 

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