The SourceAmerica® Pathways to Careers™ program helps individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities or a primary diagnosis of autism obtain competitive integrated employment aligned with their skills, interests, strengths, and abilities. Mathematica is conducting an evaluation of Pathways.
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Evaluation of the Pathways to Careers Program
Next Generation of Enhanced Employment Strategies Project (NextGen)
This project aims to identify and rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of innovative programs designed to promote employment and economic security among low-income individuals with complex challenges to employment, such as health conditions, criminal history, or limited work skills and experience.
Nikki Aikens specializes in descriptive and evaluation studies focused on young children, their families, and the quality of programs serving them, including Head Start, Early Head Start, and publicly funded pre-kindergarten programs.Featured Projects
- Harlem Children's Zone Longitudinal Study
- Improving Practice: The Study of Coaching Practices in Early Care and Education (SCOPE)
- Toddlers in Early Head Start: A Portrait of 2-Year-Olds, Their Families, and the Programs Serving Them (Executive Summary)
- Early Head Start Programs Deliver a Variety of Quality Services to Families with Infants and Toddlers (In Focus Brief)
- Early Childhood
- Early Childhood Systems
- Child Development
- Quality Measurement