Strengthening Children's Lives Through Science and Community Engagement

Charles R. Greenwood

Professor of Applied Behavioral Sciences and
Senior Scientist
Primary office:
913 321-3143, ext. 2601
Life Span Institute
Juniper Gardens Children's Project
444 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 300
Kansas City, KS 66101-2914


Summary

Research

  • Community-engaged research
  • Impacts of poverty and disability on development
  • Behavioral and educational measurement
  • Behavioral and academic interventions
  • Statistical Methods
  • Technology applications
  • Research Training and Preparation

Selected Publications

Selected Grants

Ongoing Research Support

  1. UA6MC27762 - Carta, (PI), Greenwood, C. (CoPI), and Walker, D. (CoPI) - 09/01/14-08/31/16 - Bridging the Word Gap Research Network
  2. USDE - H327S140024 - Buzhardt (PI), Greenwood, C. (CoPI), and Walker, D. (CoPI) - 09-01/14-08/31/19 - Stepping Up - Implementation of IGDI technology to improve data-based decision making for infants and toddlers with or at-risk disabilities. Website
  3. USDE - R324C080011 - Greenwood (PI) Carta (CoPI) - 07/01/08-06/30/13 - Center for Response to Intervention (RtI) in Early Childhood - CRTIEC website
  4. USDE - R324B120004 - Greenwood (PI) Carta (CoPI) - 03/01/12-01/29/16 - Postdoctoral Research Training Program in Special Education: Response to Intervention (RtI) in Early Childhood
  5. USDE - R324A120365 - Greenwood and Walker (CoPI's) Buzhardt (PI) 0/01/12-06/30/16 - The effects of online decisions making support (the MOD) for home visitors using an RtI approach to promoting the language development of at-risk infants and toddlers
  6. USDE - R324A090283 - Greenwood (CoPI) Linas (PI) - 07/01/09-06/30/13 - Professional Development that is Systematic, focused on Teacher growth, incorporates Coaching, collaboration, cohorts, and increased Knowledge to create Students Success (STICKS) STICKS website

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Professor Charles Greenwood received the Higuchi Award for Applied Science in 2008

What's New
Job Opportunities
  • Temporary Assistant Researchers: Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, a community-based research institute affiliated with the University of Kansas, is conducting a research program aimed at evaluating how a Practice Based Coaching model (Literacy 3D) can be used to enhance the literacy focus of early childhood (EC) teachers through data-driven decision making and strategies that boost children’s opportunities to respond in literacy activities. We are looking for 1-2 temporary Assistant Researchers, at 50%-75% time, who will be responsible for data collection activities with preschool students and teachers, including administering literacy assessments to children, observing classroom instruction and interactions, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of data reports in the Kansas City Metro, as well as data management and entry at our offices in downtown Kansas City, KS. For more information and to apply, click hereKU is an EO/AAE
  • Postdoctoral Researchers (Early Intervention): Juniper Gardens Children’s Project (JGCP) is recruiting 2 postdoctoral researchers interested in developing expertise in designing, implementing and disseminating research carried out while developing evidence-based practices with community partners focused on early intervention, early care, and early education settings. The postdoctoral position is a full-time (100% FTE), 2 years, research-dedicated fellowship. Postdoctoral researchers will learn and develop new advances in the prevention and intervention of learning and behavior problems in young children. For more information and to apply online, click hereKU is an EO/AAE
  • Student Hourly (Data Collectors): Juniper Gardens Children’s Project, a community-based research institute affiliated with the University of Kansas, is conducting a research program aimed at evaluating how a Practice Based Coaching model (Literacy 3D) can be used to enhance the literacy focus of early childhood (EC) teachers through data-driven decision making and strategies that boost children’s opportunities to respond in literacy activities. We are seeking 4-10 student hourly employees who will be responsible for data collection activities with preschool students and teachers, including administering literacy assessments to children, observing classroom instruction and interactions, and assisting in the preparation and delivery of data reports in the Kansas City Metro, as well as data management and entry at our offices in downtown Kansas City, KS. For more information and to apply online, click hereKU is an EO/AAE
 
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