October 25, 2021
Caryn Ward, PhD, has been an integral member of the team at the National Implementation Research Network (NIRN) at the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute since 2014, when she joined as an implementation specialist. She became NIRN’s assistant director in 2017 before being named as director in July 2021.
October 20, 2021
During 2006 to 2014 as a post-doc and researcher at FPG, Iheoma U. Iruka, PhD, started thinking about the need for a center dedicated to the study of Black children and families. She realized that vision soon after her return to FPG in 2020. Iruka, a research professor in the Department of Public Policy and a Faculty Fellow at FPG, is the founding director of FPG’s Equity Research Action Coalition.
October 11, 2021
A Guide to Addressing STEM Myths, which launched in June 2021, addresses and debunks misconceptions about STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) learning experiences and opportunities for young children, including infants and toddlers and children with disabilities.
Project EXPRESS receives funding to evaluate two interventions working with adolescents on the autism spectrum
October 4, 2021
Funded with a grant of nearly $700K from the U.S. Department of Education, a team from the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute recently launched Project EXPRESS: EXamining interventions to PRomote Executive function and Social Skills.