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Xue Yange, Baxter Cassandra, Jones Christopher, Shah Harshini K., Caronongan Pia, Aikens Nikki, Bandel Eileen, Cannon Judith, Schellenberger Kerry, Defnet Amy, Vogel Cheri, Atkins-Burnett Sally, June 2021
Reports & Papers

This report shares key information about the study, including the design, methods, and findings. The tables in this report give an overview of the data collected in Baby FACES 2018, and describe the Early Head Start program and center services…

Aikens Nikki, West Jerry, McKee Kelsey, Moiduddin Emily M., Atkins-Burnett Sally, Xue Yange, Q2 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study conducted analyses that examined the performance of the Preschool Language Assessment Scale (preLAS) and the Expressive One-Word Picture Vocabulary Test (EOWPVT-3: SBE), a conceptually scored vocabulary measure, for determining dual…
Atkins-Burnett Sally, Tarullo Louisa B., Monahan Shannon, Hurwitz Felicia, Bruursema Timothy, Li Ann, Blesson Elizabeth, Cannon Judith, DeMond Ayesha, Heckler Anna, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
For a field test of WGT during fall 2018 to spring 2019, Q-CCIIT observations at baseline informed the selection of areas for growth in the caregivers’ practices. PD providers and caregivers could then select from an array of PD tools based on…
Atkins-Burnett Sally, Tarullo Louisa B., Monahan Shannon, Hurwitz Felicia, Bruursema Timothy, Li Ann, Blesson Elizabeth, Cannon Judith, DeMond Ayesha, Heckler Anna, December, 2020
Executive Summary
For a field test of WGT during fall 2018 to spring 2019, Q-CCIIT observations at baseline informed the selection of areas for growth in the caregivers’ practices. PD providers and caregivers could then select from an array of PD tools based on…
Aikens Nikki, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Tarullo Louisa B., Malone Lizabeth M., Kelly Annalee, Cannon Judith, July-September 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study uses a resiliency framework to provide a national portrait of the strengths and resources of low-income Black and Hispanic/Latino boys served by Head Start. Findings suggest that although low-income boys of color are a vulnerable subgroup…
Caronongan Pia, Moiduddin Emily M., Atkins-Burnett Sally, Niland Katherine, Kharsa Miranda, October, 2019
Literature Review

In 2017, the Office of Planning Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) funded Mathematica Policy Research to conduct the Infant and Toddler Teacher and Caregiver Competencies (ITTCC) project. The…

Caronongan Pia, Niland Katherine, Manley Mikia, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Moiduddin Emily M., September, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
In 2017, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families funded Mathematica to conduct the Infant and Toddler Teacher and Caregiver Competencies (ITTCC) project. The project aims to examine existing…
Malone Lizabeth M., Bernstein Sara, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Xue Yange, February, 2018
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this technical report is to present findings from analyses of how preschool cognitive and social-emotional measures performed in AI/AN FACES 2015. We examined the internal consistency of measures when administered to AI/AN children,…
Sawyer Brook E., Atkins-Burnett Sally, Sandilos Lia E., Hammer Carol Scheffner, Lopez Lisa M., Blair Clancy, April, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study aimed to (a) provide an in-depth description of the frequency and type of language interactions that children who are low income and/or dual language learners (DLLs) experience in their classrooms and (b) examine whether differences exist…
Moiduddin Emily M., Atkins-Burnett Sally, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Identifying the competencies (knowledge, skills, abilities, and other characteristics) essential to a given profession may help to provide a common language and lens for assessing job performance and provide a clear structure for professional growth…
Atkins-Burnett Sally, Xue Yange, Aikens Nikki, October, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: This study examined associations between the expressive vocabulary of classroom peers and children's own vocabulary knowledge using conceptual scoring in a linguistically diverse sample of 4-year-olds who attended universal…
Monahan Shannon, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Wasik Barbara A., Akers Lauren, Hurwitz Felicia, Carta Judith J., November, 2016
Reports & Papers
In 2012, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) engaged Mathematica Policy Research and its partners to conduct a project titled "Assessing Early Childhood Teachers' Use of Child…
Monahan Shannon, Atkins-Burnett Sally, Wasik Barbara A., Akers Lauren, Hurwitz Felicia, Carta Judith J., November, 2016
Executive Summary
In 2012, the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation at the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) engaged Mathematica Policy Research and its partners to conduct a project titled "Assessing Early Childhood Teachers' Use of Child…
Aikens Nikki, Akers Lauren, Atkins-Burnett Sally, November, 2016
Literature Review
The literature review report for the Professional Development Tools to Improve the Quality of Infant and Toddler Care (Q-CCIIT PD Tools) project summarizes the state of the field, highlighting the most promising methods and approaches for enhancing…
Aikens Nikki, Akers Lauren, Atkins-Burnett Sally, November, 2016
Other
The literature review for the Professional Development Tools to Improve the Quality of Infant and Toddler Care (Q-CCIIT PD Tools) project summarizes the state of the field, highlighting the most promising methods and approaches for enhancing…