SOME HIGH PROFILE PARTNERSHIPS
Since 1997, Dr. Bagnato and his ECP program have been
funded by the Heinz Endowments and state and federal grants and interagency
contracts to conduct longitudinal research on the impact and outcomes of
high-quality early childhood intervention programs on nearly 20,000 high-risk
children in 100 school districts and regions across Pennsylvania (e.g.,
Early Childhood Initiative; Pre-K Counts, Include Me from the Start, Cub
SPECS for ECI: The Heinz Pennsylvania Early Childhood
Initiatives (ECI)- The Vira and Howard Heinz Endowments;
SPECS for Pre-K Counts- The
Heinz Endowments; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Office of Child Development
and Early Learning (OCDEL), Departments of Public Welfare and Education,
Pre-K Counts in Pennsylvania; (2005-2009).
SPECS for PEIOS: The Pennsylvania Early Intervention
Outcomes Study (PEIOS)- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Departments
of Education and Mental Health, Office of Child Development and Early
Learning (OCDEL); (2005-2006).
SPECS for ECI-Demonstration Project- Office
of Child Development (OCD), University of Pittsburgh; (2003-2006).
SPECS for 4KIDS in Braddock-The
Direct Instruction Project/Early Reading First/Propel Charter Schools. US
Department of Education and private funding; (2005-present).
SPECS for the Early Childhood Congress (ECC)-Montgomery
County Maryland Public Schools and Department of Health and Human Services;
SPECS for South Side-South Side School District, Beaver
SPECS for the Boy Scouts of Pittsburgh-United
Way of Allegheny County; (2009-present).
SPECS for Include Me from the Start---Arc of Pennsylvania/PA
Department of Education (2010-2012)