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Melvin Samantha A., Kagan Sharon Lynn, 2020
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

(1) What components of quality FCC providers think are most important in their programs? (2) How are these components mis/aligned with QRIS standards? (3) How does this mis/alignment relate to providers’ engagement and retention in the field? The…

Grindal Todd, Smith Sheila, 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

This study will examine three implementation factors that prior research indicates may limit or enhance the success of these initiatives. The first implementation factor is that state and local CCDF administrators have sufficient data and tools…

Bassok Daphna, Markowitz Anna J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The proposed project tackles two aims: (1) to understand the extent to which completing the ECAC is linked to developmentally- and policy-relevant outcomes including: teachers’ knowledge, attitudes, and wellbeing; the quality of teacher-child…

Moffett Lillie, Morrison Frederick J., 2019
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The aim of the current study is to assess the feasibility of implementing integrated math and EF activities with teachers in preK classrooms—as well as an accompanying program of instructional coaching support. These activities will be…

Morales Holly, Suralta Brittany, Hirshberg Diane, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
ICOR will create professional development (PD) aimed at strengthening culturally responsive practice among two cohorts of educators providing Early Head Start services to low income Alaska Native/American Indian families in Anchorage. A set of…
George Thomas, Taylor Dawn Woods, Traen Sidney, Pratt Megan E., Hatfield Bridget E., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act has potentially large impacts on the children, families, and providers that participate in the subsidy system. The impacts are likely to be particularly salient for home-based providers and…
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…
Blankenship Sarah L., Barofsky Meryl Yoches, Martinez-Beck Ivelisse, 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The purpose of this contract is to understand the state of the field and to identify promising solutions for implementing interstate background check requirements for child care staff, as mandated by the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG…
An Zhe Gigi, Horn Eva M., 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This mixed methods study seeks to understand and address the prevalent use of expulsion and suspensions practices in early childhood settings. Research has shown that preschoolers, particularly those from low-income families and with challenging…
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…
Datta A. Rupa, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects

The National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) 2019 builds on the data collected in the 2012 NSECE, which was the first nationally representative survey of Early Care and Education (ECE) supply and demand conducted in over 20 years. The…

Askew Christell, Oya Patti, Elquist Marty, Haboush-Deloye Amanda, Davidson Dawn, 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
In line with the goals of the CCDBG Act of 2014 to enhance the quality of child care for low-income children, the Nevada Division of Welfare and Supportive Services Child Care and Development Program enacted a policy on March 1, 2016 to require…
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…
Fisher Meghan, McBride Brent A., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The overall goal of the proposed study is to generate new insight that will inform policies and practices related to professional development activities aimed at better equipping early childhood educators to implement evidenced-based best practices…
Jimenez Manuela, Pratt Megan E., Taylor Michelle, 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Studies have found teachers' participation in professional development (PD) is associated with higher-quality interactions between teachers and children in their classroom, and with improved academic and social-emotional outcomes for children. Based…