March 14, 2019
“My preschoolers probably don’t know I use the evidence-based practices training to make our classroom better, but if they knew they would say thank you!” – AFIRM preschool teacher
FPG Researchers Find that Two Years of High-Quality Teacher–Child Interactions Predict Children's Learning Outcomes
January 23, 2019
A new study describes the effects of high-quality classroom environments in pre-K and kindergarten as additive in relation to language and literacy skills, and multiplicative in relation to math skills.
January 18, 2019
Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
December 10, 2018
This month, the Heising-Simons Foundation, Early Childhood Funders Collaborative, and Foundation Center will launch a joint effort to map the last ten years of philanthropic giving in the field of Early Childhood Care and Education.
December 4, 2018
The Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children is happy to announce a partnership with FPG to host CONNECT modules and courses on the DEC website.
October 18, 2018
FPG will work to grow the knowledge base around STEM in early childhood, including how to increase access and participation for young children with disabilities in STEM learning through a new award.
September 24, 2018
While the impacts of this hurricane are ongoing, FPG remains committed to working with your families and our community partners to dampen the impact of this tragedy on your children through our outreach and service.
July 18, 2018
The latest research and resources as well as news about how FPG shapes the ways in which the state and the nation care for and educate children.
June 25, 2018
Implementation science intersects with evidence use and equity in an inaugural national summer institute.
June 21, 2018
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute’s mission is “advancing knowledge, enhancing lives.” In the spirit of that mission, FPG joins national organizations...
May 24, 2018
Not only does a child’s use of vocabulary and grammar predict future proficiency with the spoken and written word, but it also affects performance in other subject areas...
"Awareness Day 2018: Partnering for Health and Hope Following Trauma" Streams Live at 7PM Eastern on May 10
May 8, 2018
May 7, 2018
This popular 3-day conference brings together dozens of world-class experts--and for the second straight year the keynote address will stream live...
April 30, 2018
A new 2-day Summer Institute will build professional and graduate students’ knowledge, skills, and strategies for supporting change...
April 23, 2018
“Every person I spoke to wanted to know more about anemia and its effect on their children...”
April 18, 2018
The Race, Culture, and Ethnicity Committee at UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) has won the 2018 UNC Diversity Award for Intergroup Collaboration...
April 16, 2018
FPG is encouraging North Carolina residents to support Child Abuse Prevention Month. Pinwheels are an ever-present reminder to join in...
April 9, 2018
Scientists at FPG began following nearly 1,300 children at birth for the Family Life Project, and these families have never been more important to understanding how children grow and learn in rural communities...
The Trohanis Technical Assistance Projects Close in on a Half-Century of Work on Behalf of Children with Disabilities
April 8, 2018
These projects provide integral support to state Early Intervention and Preschool Special Education, programs that annually enrich the lives of hundreds of thousands of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with disabilities...
April 5, 2018
Families and teachers from over 140 countries around the globe have accessed the AFIRM training...