The four-year grant will allow the Collaborative to establish Head Start centers of excellence in mathematics throughout Chicago.
Head Start gains can be maintained by further supports once children enter school.
Forty Head Start state managers recently visited Erikson to learn the best practices in distance learning.
Rebecca Harris interviewed Gil McNamee about a recent study of Head Start programs for Catalyst Chicago.
A new study shows that Work Sampling for Head Start (WSHS)—an observational assessment developed by Erikson president Samuel J. Meisels and colleagues for use by early childhood teachers—is a valid and reliable tool for documenting learning in language, literacy, and math among three- and four-year-olds.