Better Data. Better Programs. Better Policies. Better Outcomes for Young Children and Families.
ECE Insights helps the early childhood sector use data to develop policies and programs that support young children and their families.
ECE Insights is a trusted and accessible research and evaluation partner with a deep understanding of the early childhood field. We bring integrity, independence, approachability, and respect to all our work.
ECE Insights offers:
- A deep understanding of the early childhood sector and early childhood policy
- Trusted methodological approaches applied within real world timelines
- Independence from outside influences
- The ability to communicate complex information in accessible ways
- A personal touch and commitment to helping you achieve your goals
Policy Research and Engagement
Funders, policy makers, public agencies, and program organizations want to know how the innovations and programs they invest in or operate are helping young children and their families.
Data Use Capacity Building
ECE Insights is committed to helping our clients develop a data use culture and technical capacity so they can use information to support young children and their families.
Data and Outcome Communications
Data is a powerful tool for communicating the impact of your program. ECE Insights understands how to translate complex data and information into engaging products you can use.
Areas of Expertise
Early Care and Learning
Research is clear: enriching and engaging early childhood experiences support children to develop and learn. Formal and informal early care and learning structure are a key part of that development.
Early Childhood Systems
The early childhood system is complex. It is a fragmented array of services, funding sources, standards, and programs crossing early learning, health, mental health, and family support domains.
Social-Emotional and Behavioral Health
As kids grow, they learn how to share, take turns, and express their needs. These skills are crucial for building relationships and engaging in all learning opportunities.
About Meg Franko, Ph.D.
Meg is an established researcher in early childhood policy, program implementation and systems building. She has years of experience producing and communicating knowledge that has advanced innovative programs, practices, and policies for young children and their families.