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Lecture: “A Fair Start for Children, ACEV’s Experiences in Program Replication in Turkey and Internationally” with Suna Hanöz-Penney

April 11, 2019 | 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

FPG is pleased to welcome Suna Hanöz-Penney with the Mother Child Education Foundation (ACEV) in Istanbul, Turkey. Her work involves building and maintaining collaborative partnerships, while she manages the transfer and implementation of ACEV’s educational programs through partnerships with local organizations in numerous countries including Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Lao PDR, and Brazil. Her work focuses on both designing and supervising the early intervention programs for children and families implemented at both the national and international fields. Suna, has co-authored ACEV’s Preschool Education Program and the Mother Support Program. Suna is a Fulbright Scholar and received her dual M.A. degree in Early Childhood Education from Teachers College, Columbia University and holds a B.A. degree in Early Childhood Education and Psychological Guidance and Counseling from Boğazici University, Istanbul.

Since its establishment in 1993, AÇEV’s mission has been to make a lasting contribution to society by supporting the development of children and their environments through education starting from early years. This presentation will discuss ACEV’s insights and know-how for success in program expansion and replication. Suna Hanoz-Penney will also share learned lessons on ACEV’s quality assurance framework, vital for systematically conducting process and outcome evaluations monitoring program impact, quality and fidelity.

A reception from 5:00-6:00pm will follow. Event parking is free and located just outside of the building.

Sponsored by the Frank Porter Graham (FPG) Child Development Institute. For more information, please visit here.

FPG Bypass Building, 203
105 Smith Level Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
UNC Chapel Hill


April 11, 2019
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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