Skip to Main Content
students exploring research projects

Explore Research Projects & Publications

Our research and work in the community generates new knowledge, invigorates our academic courses, and improves life for children and families in Chicago and throughout the nation.

Join the Erikson family with monthly news + events updates shared by academics, community members, and families.

Including family child care educators in mixed-delivery PreK systems is essential to achieving equity for children, families, educators, and communities. Intentionally (re)designing PreK systems to be more inclusive, equitable, and just can pave the way for transformative change across early care and education systems that can result in enhanced outcomes for young children and families.”
— PreK in FCC project
“In more than 20 states, the majority of licensed child care providers are in homes rather than in centers.”
— Juliet Bromer

Home-Based Child Care Research

Since 2007 Erikson Institute has been dedicated to growing the evidence base about HBCC and developing resources that aid this critical sector.

Find out More