ERIC Number: ED479282
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluating Infant-Family Programs.
Fenichel, Emily, Ed.
Journal of Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families, 2003., v23 n6 Jul
"Zero to Three" is a single-focus bulletin of the National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families providing insight from multiple disciplines on the development of infants, toddlers, and their families. Compiling articles from participants of the Leadership Development Initiative Class of 2001-2002, this issue focuses on evaluation of infant-family programs. The articles are as follows: (1) "Evaluating Programs that Serve Infants and Families: The Quest for Quality" (Virginia Buysse and Lisa Boyce); (2) "Evaluating Early Childhood Programs: Improving Quality and Informing Policy" (Walter S. Gilliam and Valerie Leiter); (3) "Enhancing the Quality of Relationships in Infant-Toddler Child Care: A Developmental Process" (Mimi A. Graham, Anne E. Hogan, Barbara A. White, and Christine A. Chiricos); (4) "Project Connect: Seeing the Forest and the Trees" (Gambi White-Tennant); (5) "Incorporating Principles of Family-Centered Practice in Early Intervention Program Evaluation" (Lauri S. Dinnebeil and Lynette M. Hale); (6) "Collaborative Program Evaluation: Hawaii's Experience with Early Intervention Services" (Taletha M. Derrington and Beppie J. Shapiro); (7) "Parents Keep Our Eyes on the Prize: Monitoring Early Intervention in Massachusetts" (Ron Benham, Patti Fougere, Faith Piaggi, and Katharine Thomas); (8) "California's Proposition 10 and Local Evaluation: A County-Level Report from the Field" (Marc R. Thibault, Pablo A. Stansbery, and Linda A. Wollesen); (9) "Every Child Counts: Creating a Community Holding Environment for Families with Young Children" (Deborah A. Bremond and Teddy Miller); (10) "Evaluating the Impact of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Training on Community Agencies" (Mary Claire Heffron); (11) "From Program Evaluation to Persuasive Reports" (Sandra Smith and Judith Brown Clark); and (12) "Evidence-Based Program Evaluation: A Guide for Agencies to Self-Assess Their Practices and Policies" (Diana Hammon Kellegrew, Susan O'Brien, and Elaine Groppenbacher). The issue includes an additional point-of-view article, "Early Head Start--An Investment in our Youngest Citizens" by U.S. Senator Tom Harkin. Regular departments of the bulletin list Zero to Three publications, videotapes, and on-line resources. (HTH)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Family Programs, Infants, Mental Health, Program Evaluation, Program Improvement, Self Evaluation (Groups), Toddlers
Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers, and Families, 2000 M Street, NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC 20036-3307. Tel: 800-899-4301 (Toll Free); Tel: 202-638-1144; Fax: 202-638-0851; Web site: http://www.zerotothree.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Zero to Three: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: California; Hawaii