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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…
Moiduddin Emily M., Lloyd Chrishana M., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will explore how coaching practices are implemented and vary in early care and education (ECE) classrooms serving children supported by Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) subsidies or Head Start grants. This project aims to advance…
Tarullo Louisa B., Monahan Shannon, Atkins-Burnett Sally, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Quality of Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers (QCCIIT) observation tool was developed between 2010 and 2014 to assess the quality of caregiver-child interactions in non-parental care settings serving infants and toddlers. This…
Hernandez Marc W., Markovitz Carrie E., Estrera Elc, Kelly Gayle, 2013
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Technology has become increasingly prevalent in early care and education settings, yet little is known about the effectiveness, function, and requirements for technologies that are available to early childhood programs. The purpose of this project…
Howard Eboni C., 2012
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Head Start Coaching Study: Design Phase project seeks to develop designs for a study of coaching within the context of Head Start professional development systems. Coaching is a common mechanism through which the early care and education…
Howard Eboni C., 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Early Learning Mentor Coach Study (ELMC) was a descriptive study of professional development grants awarded competitively to Head Start programs. The Head Start Early Learning Mentor and Coach grants were funded in September of 2010 to 131…
Zan Betty, 2008
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Northern Iowa will implement a project that will improve the academic, social, and emotional outcomes of Head Start children by addressing effective teacher strategies and behaviors. Participants in this project will be teachers,…
Ramey Craig T., Ramey Sharon L., 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A randomized controlled trial testing three different formats for delivering training and professional development to child care providers working in centers and from their homes. The model tested is known as The Right from Birth model of training,…
Bryant Donna M., 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A multi-state study of an assessment-based individualized on-site consultation model--The Partnerships for Inclusion (PFI) model--implemented in California, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and North Carolina. The consultation consisted of child care…
Pianta Robert C., 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Large-scale observational studies of pre-kindergarten classrooms indicate overall mediocrity and a high degree of variability in classroom quality and practices, even when experienced, credentialed teachers use the same curriculum. Most educators…
Wasik Barbara A., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Johns Hopkins Language and Literacy Project (JHLLP) is a comprehensive professional development program and curriculum designed to train Head Start teachers in strategies that promote language and literacy development in young children. The…
Carr Victoria W., Boat Mary Barbara, 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Cincinnati is investigating data collection methods and teaching quality with regard to Head Start outcomes. The four specific goals of this project are to: (a) identify and configure a data management system for analysis of child…
Grisham-Brown Jennifer, 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Department of Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of Kentucky in collaboration with the Community Action Council for Lexington-Fayette, Bourbon, Harrison, and Nicholas Counties have developed an authentic assessment…
Blodgett Christopher, Boyd Brenda J., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Washington State University has developed strategies to assure that children's outcomes guide the organizational development of local Spokane Head Start programs, and develop a model for organizational change that can be adapted by other Head Start…