Recently Funded Projects
Through the Vermont FirstSchool Partnership, FirstSchool staff at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help educators in Vermont make substantial gains in understanding and implementing the content and process of the FirstSchool approach to transforming PreK-3rd grade.
Educational Outcomes of the Incredible Years Small Group Program for Early Elementary Students With Self-Regulation DifficultiesThis project will evaluate the efficacy of a small group social-emotional intervention, the Incredible Years Dina Treatment Program, when implemented in schools. There are few evidence-based targeted interventions that have been validated for use in schools with early elementary students with significant disruptive behavior. The present study will evaluate educational outcomes of this program and provide data that can advance knowledge of self-regulation theory and inform use of multi-tiered systems of support for this population.
The Early Intervention Branch in the Women’s and Children’s Health Section of the Division of Public Health is the lead agency for services to NC children birth to three years old with developmental disabilities. This project will provide analysis of the federal required data on the family outcomes of NC Early Intervention (NC EI), as well as advise the program administrators on how to utilize the family outcome data to inform state and local program improvement.