As the DECA Program continues to gain momentum across the country, research and opinion articles are beginning to emerge. Here are some links we located to help you in your quest for more information. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to add a link.
The National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education (NCPIE) has listed the DECA Program on their web-site as a resource to facilitate effective family-school partnerships. Follow this link to their site.
Portland State University, Graduate School of Social Work, has included the DECA in a research study entitled: Strengths/Needs Based Services Evaluation. Follow this link for the whole report, DECA information starts on p. 35.
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning web-site is up and running. Click here to visit the site.
Devereux Early Childhood Program is included in the second resource. You will be interested in the evaluation section. Link to the full resources and executive summaries: http://www.nccp.org/index.html