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Sarche Michelle C., Malone Lizabeth M., Hoard Laura R., Barnes-Najor Jessica, Cameron Ann, West Jerry, Barofsky Meryl Yoches, AIAN FACES Workgroup, 2021
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Peer Reviewed

The American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (AIAN FACES) 2015 was the first national study of children served by Region XI Head Start programs, which are those operated by federally recognized AIAN tribes…

Del Grosso Patricia, Thomas Jaime, Fung Nickie, Levere Michael, Albanese Scilla, May, 2020
Reports & Papers

The data presented in this brief are drawn from surveys of 220 EHS-CC Partnership grantee directors and 386 child care center directors and family child care providers. The data provide national estimates of the activities they engaged in through…

Del Grosso Patricia, Thomas Jaime, Fung Nickie, Levere Michael, Albanese Scilla, May, 2020
Reports & Papers
This brief draws on data from the national descriptive study of EHS-CC Partnerships to describe the range of services offered to children in both partnership and nonpartnership slots and their families. This brief addresses the following questions…
Del Grosso Patricia, Thomas Jaime, Makowsky Libby, Levere Michael, Fung Nickie, Paulsell Diane, February, 2019
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this report is to document findings from the national descriptive study of EHS-CC Partnerships. It provides detailed information about the EHS and child care programs participating in EHS-CC Partnerships, as well as the activities…
Malone Lizabeth M., Douglass Anne L., Kirby Gretchen, Xue Yange, Lyskawa Julia, Skidmore Sara, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Leadership is widely recognized as an essential driver of organizational performance and improvement, but little is known about its role in driving quality of early childhood programs and outcomes for staff and children. In launching the Early Care…
Sama-Miller Emily, Ross Christine, Cavadel Elizabeth, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

Through this project, ACF seeks to learn more about how states and communities coordinate early care and education, family economic security, and/or other health and human services to most efficiently and effectively serve the needs of low-income…

Klein Ashley Kopack, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Quality of Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers (Q-CCIIT) observation tool is a reliable and valid research-based observational tool that measures the quality of interactions between infants and toddlers and their caregivers in…
Stagner Matthew, Bradley Cay, Jonson-Reid Melissa, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The Child Maltreatment Incidence Data Linkages (CMI Data Linkages) project will support ACF in identifying and enhancing existing administrative data linkage practices related to examining the incidence and risk of child maltreatment. Through the…
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…
Sama-Miller Emily, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
ACF launched the Integrated Approaches to Supporting Child Development and Improving Family Economic Security project in September 2015. The goal of the project is to improve understanding of approaches that intentionally combine intensive, high…
Stagner Matthew, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In September 2015, the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in collaboration with the Children's Bureau awarded a contract to Mathematica Policy Research to carry out the Design Options for Understanding Child Maltreatment Incidence.…
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…
Kirby Gretchen, Caronongan Pia, Burwick Andrew, Kelly Annalee, Davis Elizabeth E., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The goal of the project is to create a technically sound, feasible, and useful set of instruments that will provide consistent and systematic measures of the implementation and costs of providing ECE services at centers for children ages 0 to 5.…
Malone Lizabeth M., 2014
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The American Indian and Alaska Native Early Childhood Needs Assessment Project (AI/AN EC Needs Assessment) seeks to lay the foundation for understanding the need for early childhood services in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. The…