Advancing quality in education through research, evaluation, and community collaboration
Welcome to the ECEI, Oklahoma's only early childhood research institute focused on equity in early childhood
The Early Childhood Education Institute (ECEI) at OU-Tulsa is an applied research institute with multiple ongoing projects designed to advance and support early childhood programming and policies through the generation, dissemination, and application of meaningful research.
Our research is vital to our partners and the early childhood field to drive improvements in early childhood education and improve the lives of the children it serves.
Who We Are
Learn more about our values, our staff, our history and more.