Mathematica has launched a new five-year descriptive study of Early Head Start, the Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (Baby FACES 2018), to guide program technical assistance, management, and policy.
Third annual report to congress sheds light on enrollment patterns for children and families.Read more
A review of the literatureRead more
PACT study offers insight into strengthening fathers’ parenting and relationship skills.Read more
New brief tracks trends in quality and teacher characteristics.Read more
Request for proposals seeks providers of formal training and implementation support.Read more
New research brief highlights best practices in early child care.Read more
Mathematica evaluates programs designed to improve the well-being of young children and their families, particularly those at greatest risk in our society. The projects reviewed here illustrate the diversity of themes we address, the range of clients we serve, and the breadth of our early childhood and family research. Read more about our work in the early childhood area.
Early Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey: Baby FACES 2018
Using Rapid-Cycle Techniques to Spur and Test Innovation: The Early Learning Lab
The Early Learning Lab is a new venture designed to catalyze the innovation and learning needed to support great teaching and caregiving for all young children. The lab uses new tools and approaches in partnership with others to design, test, and promote the large-scale adoption of effective and...
Shannon Monahan has expertise in evaluating programs that serve young children and their parents, developing early childhood assessments and observational measures, video-coding interactions, and formulating evidence-based practices for educators.Featured Projects
- Learning About Infant and Toddler Early Education Services (LITES): Identifying What Works
- Professional Development Tools for Improving Quality of Infant and Toddler Care (Q-CCIIT PD Tools)
- Developing a Tool to Examine Teachers' Use of Ongoing Child Assessment to Individualize Instruction (updated report)
- Measuring the Quality of Caregiver-Child Interactions for Infants and Toddlers (Q-CCIIT) (Appendices)
- Early Childhood
live in a household in which the primary language spoken to them is not English.