Early-childhood research is developing quickly. ECS has been engaged in two federally funded research projects:
At the state level here in Massachusetts, we participated in the evaluation of out-of-school-time literacy initiatives funded through United Way in 2010.
STEM Report on professional-development needs of early-childhood educators funded through Region IV and Region VI Educator and Provider Support Grants.
An external evaluator will:
- Help agencies pose effective research questions.
- Collect significant data from a variety of sources.
- Analyze data for trends, successes, and surprises.
- Write an evaluation report.
Consider tapping into our rich and deep experiences with research grants: