Quick Quality Check for Infant and Toddler Programs by Michelle Knoll, Marion O'Brien
About the Author
Michelle Knoll, M.A., has been a research assistant for the Child and Family Research Center at the University of Kansas since 1985. Since 1990, she has been the Child Care Team Coordinator for the Kansas Site of the NICHD Study of Early ChildCare and Youth Development, a national study of the role of early childcare experiences in children's development. Ms. Knoll received a Master's degree in Human Development and Family Life from the University of Kansas in 1998.
Marion O'Brien, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Dr. O¹Brien has organized and directed child care and early intervention programs for infants and toddlers for more than 20 years. She has published more than 40 research articles and is the author of Inclusive Child Care for Infants and Toddlers