Changing children’s lives by improving school readiness

Integrating strategic thinking, best practice, and evaluation, we work collaboratively with our partners to transform early learning and affirm the right of all children to thrive. Our comprehensive approach incorporates our commitment to social justice and our expertise, to build equitable systems for young children, birth through third grade.

Our vision is to activate all children's potential to create a just society.

Practice

Promote best practice by building instructional leadership and educator capacity

Partner with us to design and implement processes, resources, and tools for continuous quality improvement

  • Coaching Model Design & Implementation
  • Instructional Leadership Development
  • Equity-focused Professional Learning

Strategy

Build effective early learning systems with our strategic support

Together we can work to examine, strengthen, and communicate the impact of early childhood services, infrastructure, and investments

  • Strategic Planning
  • Technical Assistance & Advising
  • Communications Development

Evaluation

Develop and execute rigorous implementation and outcome evaluation

Collaborate with us to develop effective research questions, assess program effectiveness, and use a cycle of feedback to continuously improve program implementation and outcomes

  • Data Collection Systems
  • Research Design
  • Data Analysis, Interpretation, & Reporting

Case Studies

We are committed to providing a responsive and customized approach
to ensure every solution fits our partners’ unique context and needs.

DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education

DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Data Analysis, Interpretation, & Reporting

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Mile High Early Learning

Mile High Early Learning

Data-driven Professional Learning

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Target Corporate Social Responsibility

Virginia Department of Education

National Association of Elementary School Principals

Buffett Early Childhood Institute

Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning

Data Analysis, Interpretation, & Reporting

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DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative

Baltimore City Public Schools

Baltimore City Public Schools

Coaching Model Design & Implementation

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National League of Cities

National League of Cities

Technical Assistance & Advising

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Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation

Temple Hoyne Buell Foundation

Technical Assistance & Advising

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Current + Past Partners

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Blog

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      Making it Count: Counting Young Children in the 2020 Census

      The United States takes a headcount every 10 years. Since 1790, the country has conducted a census to count every resident with two primary objectives: 1) to reexamine how to divide the 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives among the 50 states and 2) to determine how to distribute federal funding through acts […]

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      The Perry School Project: Landmark Findings

      At SRC, our vision is to activate all children’s potential to create a just society. We believe that every child deserves a high-quality early learning experience. Researchers, politicians and advocates from all realms have touted the educational, social, and potential financial benefits of early childhood education. Many promote the return on investment for creating these […]

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      Storytelling Is A Powerful Tool

      Storytelling is a powerful tool for children and adults alike. In February, we culminated our storytelling work with the Pennsylvania Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL). Across Pennsylvania, substantial momentum has been building to increase the availability and quality of programs focused on cultivating the healthy development of young children. A key resource […]

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