Initiatives and Projects
A partnership between researchers, educators, community leaderships, as well as local and state policy makers make these initiatives possible.
UNDERSTANDING SCHOOL READINESS
Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program
SUPPORTING QUALITY PRESCHOOL
Advancing Effective Interactions and Instruction
In partnership with the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE), Advancing Effective Interactions & Instruction (AEII) measures the quality of teacher-child interactions and provides individualized, data-driven consultation to ECE school leaders in publicly funded preschool programs (VPI, ECSE, Title 1) to ensure that teachers receive tailored, effective professional development and young children experience high quality early education.
FOSTER EARLY LEARNING