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Early Childhood

Early childhood quote 2020

Our extensive experience in early childhood has given us evidence-based insights on the way forward. We’re excited to be using innovative approaches to design better evaluations and more effective policies for future generations.
Erin Bumgarner
Senior Associate, Social & Economic Policy

Early Childhood Education

Abt Associates has more than 40 years of experience assessing programs that prepare young children to succeed. We evaluate the effectiveness of local, state, federal, and international early childhood initiatives. We also help policymakers identify features of high-quality early education and provide technical assistance to design and implement them. Our team includes experts on a variety of pressing issues–ranging from workforce needs to culturally and linguistically responsive practices and beyond.