Returns on Investments

The Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute was founded in 1993 and recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Over the course of the past 25 years, Institute staff procured more than 100 federal, state, and private sources of funding for research, research-to-practice and related activities. Learn about the Returns on Investments from those funding sources on these pages of the Puckett Institute website. Many of the publications and products are available as free downloads in each of the projects and institutes below, the Puckett Institute homepage; the Puckett Institute project websites; and the presentations, practical evaluation reports, and professional development sections on the Puckett Institute homepage. Click on any Section, Project or Institute below to learn about our Returns on Investments.

  • Everyday Child Learning Opportunities Institute

  • Research and Training Center on the Development of Young Children with Disabilities

  • Tracking, Referral and Assessment Center for Excellence

  • Center for Early Literacy Learning

  • Center of Everyday Child Language Learning

  • Socially Interactive Robots Project

  • Head Start Teacher Effectiveness Project

  • Systems Effects of the Acquisition of Response-Contingent Behavior

  • Family Enhancement Project

  • Project SUNRISE Preschool Project

  • Power of the Ordinary Project

  • Building Community Resources Project

  • Possibilities Recreation and Leisure Project

  • Contextually Mediated Intervention Practices Project

  • Early Childhood Follow-Through Institute

  • Assistive Technology and Adaptations

  • Professional Development Research and Practice