This project is an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) Goal 2 grant to develop and validate a professional development intervention focused on embedded instruction for early childhood education. The opinions expressed, however, do not reflect the official position or policy of the US Department of Education.

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Research Project

The Impact of Professional Development on Preschool Teachers’ Use of Embedded Instruction Practices project will help inform the field about which professional development(PD) approaches appear to be most promising for bridging the gap between research and practice.

Research Phases

The project occurs in 3 phases between 2007-2010.
Phase 1: Development
Phase 2: Feasibility Studies
Phase 3: Experimental Trials

Research Partners

This Project is a collaboration between University of Florida, Vanderbilt University, University of Washington, and University of Wisconsin Milwaukee; with support from key stakeholders in early childhood education.

Project Staff

Contact Information for all project staff is available.

Validation Panel

The validation panel provides on-going formal and informal feedback during the development and validation of the intervention.

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