Head Start University Partnership Research Grants: Strategies for Developing Head Start Teacher Effectiveness, 2011-2014

Project Overview

The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) awarded seven cooperative agreements in April 2008 under the Head Start University Partnership Research Grants: Strategies for Developing Head Start Teacher Effectiveness priority area. These grants supported research projects that identified and assessed strategies/interventions that develop and sustain Head Start teacher behaviors that are likely to improve outcomes in children three to five years of age. The grants were made to: Arizona State University; George Mason University; Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute, Inc.; Research Foundation of SUNY on behalf of the University of Buffalo; University of Northern Iowa; University of Pittsburgh/Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC; and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.

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