We thank the following members of the beELL Advisory Group for their insights and feedback as we design, launch, refine, analyze and disseminate findings:

  • David Dickinson
    Professor, Department of Teaching & Learning at Vanderbilt University; preschool language development

  • Susanna Loeb
    Professor of education and faculty director of Center for Education and Policy Analysis; teacher, school, and early education and care quality, design and delivery of text-based interventions to parents and teachers.

  • Anna Gassman-Pines
    Associate Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy & Neuroscience at Duke University; Poverty, child development, diary and parenting text based data collection methodologies

  • Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
    Professor, Department of Psychology at Temple University early language development; Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution; literacy, and infant cognition

  • Ariel Kalil
    Professor, Director of the Center for Human Potential and Public Policy at the University of Chicago; co-Director, Behavioral Insights and Parenting Lab; child development, public policy, applications of behavioral insights on parenting

  • Dipesh Navsaria
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health; Medical Director, Reach Out and Read Wisconsin; early brain and child development, poverty, early literacy, advocacy, public health.