The Research Network is a project of

Bridging Research, Policy & Practice

New York City's home for early childhood research and policy.

News & Announcements

Congratulations 2022 Early Career Scholars

The NYC Early Childhood Research Network is excited to announce our new Early Career Scholars awardees!

Seeking Early Career Scholars 2022 Cohort: Applications Due 07/10

We are welcoming applications for a new group of Early Career Scholars. Each scholar receives a $5,000 stipend which will be used between 9/1/2022 and 8/31/2023 to support their research or other professional endeavors. The application deadline is 07/10/2022 EST.

New Research Explores Teacher Perspectives on Assessment in Early Learning

New study elevates the perspectives of teachers and other key members of PKA learning communities who are “policy enactors” in order to inform future policy decisions and empower teachers to improve instruction and assessment practices.

Learn About the Research Network

Research and policy partners coming together to share resources, build knowledge, and inspire action.


Funding Partners

The Research Network's funding partners see the value of collaboration. Through generous funding, researchers and policy makers work together to advance better policies and practices for New York City's young children and families.

Research Partners

The Research Network's research partners are dedicated to rigorous research with impact. The Research Network creates the space for research partners to collaborate with City agency leaders and funders to provide evidence for better policies and practices for New York City's young children and families.

Agency Partners

The Research Network's success depends on a deep collaboration with City agency officials who are dedicated to improving the well-being of young children. We are pleased to have the active participation from our partners.