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Early Childhood Research and Development Initiative

Enhancing Quality Through Research that Informs Policy Making

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What We Do

Multi-ethnic Group of Friends

Research and Development

We design and implement studies to support policymakers in designing high-quality programs for young children.
From this work, we develop products that early childhood educators and policymakers can use to improve services for young children and families.

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Post Doctoral Training

We provide funding to support postdoctoral scholars who are interested in early childhood leadership and policy.

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University of Kentucky, College of Education
Educational Leadership Studies
111 Dickey Hall, Lexington, KY 40506-0017

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Meet the Researchers

Collaborative ~ Creative ~ Innovative

Partnerships are at the core of what makes the projects and activities the Early Childhood Research and Development Initiative undertakes so rewarding. We’re proud of the commitment of this group of researchers to young children and their families, with each member contributing their unique skills to the research projects we undertake. Together, we’ve planned and executed some of the most innovative and cutting-edge research designs and initiatives.

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