Director, Center for Applied Research
Kyle Snow is currently Senior Scholar, and Director of the Center for Applied Research, at the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). In this position he is responsible for ensuring that NAEYC positions and procedures are research-based, he provides scientific leadership for the organization. Prior to joining NAEYC in 2010, Dr. Snow was a senior research psychologist at Research Triangle International (RTI), where he was the Principal Investigator for the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study – Birth cohort study (ECLS-B). Prior to joining RTI in 2005, Dr. Snow was the Director of the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development Program in Early Learning and School Readiness. Dr. Snow holds an MA and Ph.D. in Human Development from Cornell University. His areas of specialization include infant and child development, early childhood assessment, and factors affecting children’s early care and education experiences and their transition to school, especially the experiences of dual language learners. Dr. Snow is co-editor (and contributing author) of School Readiness, Early Learning, and the Transition to Kindergarten in the era of Accountability (Brookes, 2007). He has served on numerous federal, state, and private advisory panels, and is a Research Connections Fellow.