Recently Funded Projects

  • 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.
  • The purpose of this project is to establish the psychometric properties of the District Capacity Assessment (DCA). Specifically, the internal structure and test-retest reliability of the DCA will be developed and a professional paper will be published summarizing the results.
  • The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute will conduct a rigorous evaluation of Pennsylvania's state-funded pre-k program Pre-K Counts to determine whether the program is achieving its goal of building the necessary skills and competencies that enable three- and four-year-olds in Pennsylvania to be kindergarten-ready.