The Colorado Lab, in colloraboration with Colorado Equitable Economic Mobility Initiative and Trendlines Colorado, propose to launch the Colorado Wages and Outcomes Results Coalition (Colorado WORC) to measure learner outcomes and equity gaps. This four-year initiative aims build stronger evidence of effectiveness for a cohort of training and postsecondary providers operating in Colorado.
Early Childhood Evaluation Hub: Early Childhood Workforce – Recruitment, Retention and Quality and Spotlight on External Research Partner, Marzano Research
A portion of the stimulus funding supports work environment that attracts and retains a well-qualified and diverse early childhood workforce.
Early Childhood Evaluation Hub: Expanding Child Care Programs and Spotlight on External Research Partner, Schultz Patel Evaluation
A portion of the stimulus funding supports the construction of new child care facilities and the expansion of existing programs to increase the availability of licensed early childhood programs for families in Colorado.
Early Childhood Evaluation Hub: CCCAP and Spotlight on External Research Partner, Dr. Andrew Brodsky
We’re highlighting great partners evaluating activities to strengthen Colorado’s early childhood sector with stimulus funding provided through the Colorado Department of Early Childhood. This month, we feature Dr. Andrew Brodsky, whose team is evaluating the Colorado Child Care Assistance for Families and Providers program.
Early Childhood Evaluation Hub: Stabilization and Sustainability Activities and Spotlight on External Research Partner, Dr. Ann Wacker
We’re highlighting great partners evaluating activities to strengthen Colorado’s early childhood sector with stimulus funding provided through the Colorado Department of Early Childhood.
This project will evaluate programs offering different cash supports to clients of three Colorado training and career development nonprofits. This project is a partnership with the Colorado Equitable Economic Mobility Initiative (CEEMI).
The Colorado Evaluation and Action Lab is supporting the Imagination Library of Colorado (ILCO) in assessing the impact the book program is having on kindergarten readiness. Because the state of Colorado does not collect student-level kindergarten-readiness data, a statewide study is not possible.
The Employment and Benefits Division (EBD) of the Office of Economic Security at the Colorado Department of Human Services administers Colorado Works (TANF) and Colorado Refugee Services Program, employment programs, and adult financial programs. The Colorado Lab will support EBD in designing and implementing statutorily-required evaluations and help division staff develop the internal capacity to leverage the available data to most effectively inform policy and practice.
To advance Colorado’s vision that all children are ready for school when entering kindergarten, the Office of Early Childhood in the Colorado Department of Human Services launched the Home Visiting for Home Child Care Providers pilot program in 2019.
The Southwest Colorado Education Collaborative is working together with five school districts and two higher education partners to share a broader pool of resources, build partnerships with local industry leaders, and design easily accessible, interesting ways for rural students to engage in relevant career and college pathways.