The Early Childhood Teacher program provides support and guidance to students as they navigate the path to continue their education. CAPRI serves as an educational resource center to assist preschool teachers, teacher assistants, and other early childhood professionals pursue higher education.
Early Childhood Teacher Initiative
Alleviate risks and increase protective factors, with the greatest impact on preventing homelessness for youth with involvement in the child welfare system.
CAAN Project: Community & Adolescent Advancing Nationally
Examined the efficiency of early childhood teacher professional development in the form of in-service group workshops and individual teacher classroom mentoring provided by UTSA graduate students to impact the quality of teacher practices and enhance children’s development at a independent early childhood development center.
Inman Christian Center: Teacher In-Service
This study explores how access to stable housing affects the educational decisions of foster youth aging out the Texas foster care system.
Housing and Access to Higher Education For Former Foster Care Youth
Brain, Learning, and Society: A socio-cultural and Neurophysiological Study of Language and Cognitive Development in Spanish-English Bilingual Infants
LIFE Bilingual Baby Project
A collaboration among CAPRI, the San Antonio Independent School District, the UTSA College of Architecture, and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to design and build a child development center on the campus of an alternative high school.
HUD Higher Education Community Partnership
The Rockefeller Foundation funded a research grant awarded to the UTSA Mexico Center entitled: Knowledge, Culture and the Construction of Identity in a Transnational Community: San Antonio Texas.
A Study of Transnational U.S. Born Mexican Americans
The Early Reading First Program helped children by receiving guidance and educational literacy support from Specialists. The CAPRI’s purpose was to increase literacy in pre-school children living in low-income homes with little access to educational materials.
Early Reading First
Past and current grant activities and projects that support areas in Infant Cognition, Early Language Development, Community Development and Early Childhood Literacy. The CAPRI Webpage includes cross disciplinary collaborations within the University and with research partners from the community.