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Director of Research & Evaluation

The Director of Research & Evaluation will plan and conduct program and systemic research and evaluation using both quantitative and qualitative methods. This position will develop data collection protocols, collect data as part of evaluations, and analyze the data needed for early childhood programs and systems. They will produce a variety of evaluation reports showing trends and make recommendations for action in response to data.

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Early Childhood Systems Coordinator:

The Early Childhood System Coordinator is responsible for supporting the work across all contracts at the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness Foundation with an emphasis on the work and support of the Partnership Board.  The Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness (OPSR) is the State’s Early Childhood Advisory Council whose mission is to lead Oklahoma in coordinating an early childhood system that strengthens families and ensures all children are ready for school.

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Data Coordinator PDG B-5 Grant:

The Data Coordinator for the Preschool Development Grant (PDG) will collect, coordinate, and organize existing data from the early childhood systems, programs, and workforce to support the implementation of projects within PDG.  Oklahoma’s PDG project builds the capacity of families, communities, and public and private organizations to provide all children birth to five with the support and opportunities they need to thrive. The Data Coordinator works under the Preschool Development Grant but also collaboratively with other OSPR Directors to support Oklahoma’s early childhood system.

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Advocacy Fellowship:

A constant advocate for children, Phil Dessauer, Jr., was a founding member of the Oklahoma Partnership for School Readiness. The OPSR Public Policy Fellowship will honor Phil’s decades-long legacy by providing space for a college junior or senior to learn how to effectively advocate with policymakers on behalf of Oklahoma children. This year-long internship will include an in-depth look and hands-on participation into practices that build effective relationships and impact policy on issues related to early childhood.

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To apply for the Dessauer Advocacy Fellowship, please view the interest form and follow the instructions.

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