2021-22 Research Grant Initiative for Early Language and Literacy Practices Request for Proposal

The Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy is pleased to announce and invites applications from the University System of Georgia Institutions and State Agencies conducting research on the implementation of early language and literacy practices for children birth to age eight that create the conditions for all children to be on the path to third-grade reading proficiency. We invite you to respond to our request for proposals. Deadline is November 1, 2021.

Eligibility:

Eligible applications must exhibit the following characteristics:

  • This research grant is only open to University System of Georgia Institutions and State
    Agencies.
  • Cross-sector collaboration between applicant and partner organization. Examples include GA Department of Public Health and Emory University School of Nursing; Georgia State University and the Rollins Center, Atlanta Speech School; University of Georgia and the McPhaul Childhood Development Lab
  • Address on of the conditions for all children to be on the path to reading proficiently— and beyond—as defined by the four pillars of language nutrition, access, positive
    learning climate, and teacher preparation and effectiveness.
  • Demonstrate the capacity to show implementation progress by February 10, 2022

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