Date of Award

Summer 7-15-2020

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

First Advisor

Nilda Bayron-Resnick


This paper is intended to exhibit the effects of homelessness on preschool children and to provide anecdotes for the child’s social emotional growth and well-being. This paper provides a statistical analysis of the steady growth of homelessness among preschool children and families residing in New York City, lists some of the causes of homelessness, and identifies barriers that homeless children and their families must face daily, affecting their education and stability. Additionally, it is hoped that this paper will allow the reader to comprehend their ability to utilize their empathic reasoning skills and impartial reasoning in their association with homeless children and families, and homelessness in general, from this point forward.


Early Childhood Advanced Standing