Through its activities, the Regents' Center aims to accomplish the following:
Develop research-based programs and curriculum materials that respect the unique developmental needs of young children and their families.
Promote applied and interdisciplinary research in early education.
Disseminate information about developmentally appropriate early education to educators, parents, and the public at state, national, and international levels through workshops, conferences, and publications.
Assist in developing early education programs for at-risk children and their families.
Inform policy makers about the developmental and educational needs of young children and their families.
Promote interinstitutional collaboration among the three State Regents' universities, other educational agencies, and government agencies.