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McCoy Kelsey, Hansen David J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Overall, the proposed study seeks to identify whether the presence and number of familial risk factors predict rates of change in social and emotional skills over the program year and how classroom characteristics may act to buffer or enhance…

Williams Bethany, Sisson Susan B., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The goal of this study is to understand the relationship between the community around an ECE and classroom health quality by program arrangement (Head Start, community-based childcare, family childcare home) by the following specific aims: Aim 1…

Pickens-Young Emisha, Horm Diane M., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The proposed study will examine associations among teaching team characteristics, classroom quality, and child outcomes within a large Head Start agency. This quantitative study will examine data from Head Start toddler and preschool teaching teams…
Limlingan Maria Cristina, McWayne Christine M., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The overarching purpose of this project is to increase the understanding of classroom factors and processes that can support the language and socio-emotional development of dual language learners (DLLs). In recent years, policymakers have paid more…
Westerberg Diana, Mendez Julia L., 2012
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The project examines the buffering role of student-teacher relationship in Head Start populations. The three major objectives of the research are: 1) to describe the chronic stress experienced by children attending Head Start and investigate how…
Tsao Catherine, Howes Carollee, 2011
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study will examine the impact of two intrapersonal caregiver characteristics - self-regulation and internal models of caregiving - on infant/toddler social-emotional outcomes and classroom child care process quality. Specifically the project…
Kook Janna Fuccillo, Greenfield Daryl B., 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Higher-level, teacher-child interaction in preschool classrooms, in which teachers encourage meaningful conversations and emphasize conceptual skills over basic skills, is associated with higher academic outcomes (Burchinal et al., 2008). Preschool…
Lowenstein Amy E., Phillips Deborah A., 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Georgetown University will compare the effects of the Community Action Project Head Start program to those of the Tulsa Public Schools universal pre-K (UPK) program in Tulsa, Oklahoma on low-income Hispanic English Language Learner (ELL) children's…
Vick Jessica, Harden Brenda Jones, 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Maryland will explore how the interaction between teacher-child relationships and family risk factors impacts children's externalizing behaviors. The specific study objectives are to: (a) examine whether teacher-child relationship…
Allen Mary Dallas, Brennan Eileen M., 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In collaboration with Head Start programs in Oregon and Alaska, Portland State University will seek to better understand the skills and attributes of rural and urban mental health consultants that contribute to the effectiveness of mental health…
Knoche Lisa, 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, partnering with Lincoln Action Program and Lincoln Public Schools, will study the relationship between child care quality in Head Start classrooms, child social knowledge and competence, and child learning…