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young children in classroom with teacher; all wear masks for COVID protocol
September 25, 2022
For more than 20 years, FPG has enjoyed a research-practice partnership with the Department of Child Development and Early Education (DCDEE) of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Last year, this collaboration was strengthened even further with the establishment of a formal research-policy-practice collaboration.
pre-k classroom of children playing at table with small toys
September 21, 2022
FPG will continue to provide high quality technical assistance to improve services and results for children with disabilities and their families through a new award for the Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center. The award, funded by the Office of Special Education Programs, U. S. Department of Education, builds on ECTA's current work of supporting programs that serve young children with disabilities, birth to 5 years, and their families.
SIRC Outstanding Practice-Focused Sympoisium Presented to Mechanisms of Change Within External Implementation Support: A Conceptual Model and Applied Case Examples 2022 Society for Implementation REsearch Collaboration Conference Awarded on September 10, 2022 San Diego, CA
September 19, 2022
Three implementation specialists at FPG, along with three colleagues from other institutions, earned a top award during the 2022 Society for Implementation Research Collaboration Conference for their symposium titled "Mechanisms of Change Within External Implementation Support: A Conceptual Model and Applied Case Examples."
brian boyd (left) and kara hume (right); images over carolina blue background with fpg wallpaper
September 14, 2022
The UNC School of Education honored four faculty members at a Celebration of Scholarly Excellence, with one named to an endowed professorship and three named as faculty scholars, during a Sept. 8 event at the George Watts Hill Alumni Center on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Among the honorees were FPG Faculty Fellow, Kara Hume, PhD, and FPG Executive Leadership Board Chair Elect, Brian Boyd, PhD.