We helped to generate a report that describes the essential elements for effective infant and toddler early care and education programs.
We serve as the external evaluator for the Child Care Health and Safety Pilot Initiative, a project led by the Center for Inclusive Child Care at Concordia University.
The purpose of Parent Aware is to create a quality rating system for child care centers and family child care providers in Minnesota.
We’re examining the nature and impact of child care subsidy use by low-income families eligible for subsidies who have children with special needs.
This review summarizes research and best practices on assessing early childhood trainer skills and competencies.
Family, Friend, and Neighbor (FFN) care is the most common form of child care. It’s used by families across socioeconomic and cultural groups. We completed two evaluation studies of FFN programs across Minnesota and developed training for FFN providers.
We conducted policy-relevant research on early care and education as part of a three-year, state-child care research partnership between Maryland and Minnesota, Child Trends, and the University of Minnesota.