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  • Infant and Toddler Teacher and Caregiver Competency Frameworks: In Search of Information (New)

    Published: October 23, 2020
    How are competency frameworks being used to build the capacity of the infant and toddler care and education workforce and support quality improvement? Share information about the implementation of competency frameworks for infant and toddler teachers and caregivers. We are seeking information about competency frameworks that are actively being used in states, institutes of higher education, and professional organizations as well as in early care and education programs...
  • Head Start to Kindergarten Transitions: In Search of Innovative Partnerships (New)

    Published: October 16, 2020
    We invite you to nominate Head Start (HS)-Local Education Agency (LEA) partnerships with promising approaches to supporting this transition period for consideration as a case study site. Please send all materials, along with your contact information, via email to hs2kproject@norc.org by November 15, 2020. If the program or school/LEA you nominate is considered for evaluation, the NORC team may contact you.
  • Special Edition Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

    OPRE News Special Edition: Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month 2020 Featured items in this issue: Migrant and Seasonal Head Start Parents' Well-Being Migrant & Seasonal Head Start Study 2017: Key Indicator Slides User Guide to the Migrant and Seasonal Head Start (MSHS) Study 2017 Data Tables Report  
  • Challenges and Solutions to Conducting Intensive Studies in Early Care and Education Settings

    Published: September 1, 2020
    Collecting data from center-based early care and education (ECE) settings poses unique challenges. Center directors and teaching staff have limited ability to participate in data collection activities because of time pressures and the immediacy of issues that arise in providing care to young children. Centers also vary widely in their size, funding, staffing and organizational structures, and quality, so instruments and methods for collecting data must be flexible enough to capture variation...
  • Native Language and Culture Experiences among Children in Region XI Head Start Classrooms & Programs: Findings from the American Indian and Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey 2015

    Published: August 25, 2020
    The American-Indian Alaska Native Head Start Family and Children Experiences Survey (AI/AN FACES 2015) was planned over two years, with advice from members of a work group comprised of Region XI Head Start Directors, ACF partners, University-based tribal early childhood researchers, and the study research organization. In the Fall of 2015 and Spring of 2016, data were collected from children, families, and Head Start Programs. Using data from AI/AN FACES 2015, this research brief...
  • ACF OPRE News Vol. 8 Issue 16 – August 20, 2020

    OPRE News: Head Start Survey Questions on Program and Center Director's Responses to COVID-19 & (Much) More Featured items in this issue: 2019 Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) and American Indian/Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (AI/AN FACES): Questions from Program Director and Center Director Questionnaires about COVID-19 Opportunities for Intimate Partner Violence Disclosure in Adult-Serving Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Programs Opportunities for Teen Dating Violence Disclosure in Youth-Serving Healthy Relationship Programs
  • 2019 Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) and American Indian/Alaska Native Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (AI/AN FACES): Questions from Program Director and Center Director Questionnaires about COVID-19

    Published: August 18, 2020
    .In 1997, the Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) was launched to provide descriptive, nationally representative information on the characteristics, experiences, and development of Head Start children and families, and the characteristics of the Head Start programs and staff who serve them. Until 2015, FACES only included children, families, and programs in Head Start Regions I-X...
  • Call for Input on Existing Measures of Mutual Reinforcement

    Published: August 13, 2020
    Mathematica is seeking nominations for measures of mutual reinforcement, or related constructs, to help us develop a new and unique measure of two-generation programs. Such a measure could help stakeholders better understand program characteristics that appear to help children and their families, and whether these programs produce the intended positive outcomes at the family level. We are producing this new measure in partnership with the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE)...
  • How Much of Children’s Early Care and Education Participation in 2012 Was Publicly Funded?

    Published: August 12, 2020
    In the U.S. in 2012, public funding of early care and education (ECE) could come from a variety of programs and levels of government (federal, state, local). This analysis of data from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education uses household reports to estimate percentages of children under 5 years who enrolled in 2012 in two types of publicly funded ECE: center-based and paid home-based care...
  • ACF OPRE News Vol. 8 Issue 14 – July 23, 2020

    OPRE News: Two New Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) 2.0 Program Snapshots and Much More Featured items in this issue: Tribal Health Profession Opportunity Grants 2.0 Snapshots Competencies of Infant and Toddler Teachers and Caregivers: A Compendium of Measures Developing Strong Recruitment Practices for Healthy Marriage and Relationship Education (HMRE) Programs Serving Adults

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