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Lee Kern Named Director of Center for Promoting Research to Practice

Lee Kern, professor of special education in Lehigh’s College of Education has been appointed as the new director of the Center for Promoting Research to Practice.  Read more>>

Shapiro and Dennis Awarded $1M RTI Grant

The College of Education has been awarded a $1.08 million federal grant to train aspiring school psychologists as Response to Intervention (RTI) facilitators at middle schools and high schools. Read more>>

CPRP 5-Year Report

Please enjoy the Center for Promoting Research to Practice's 5-Year Report.  This report offers an opportunity to showcase many of the Center’s projects and successes.   Read more >>
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Training Psychologists to Connect Healthcare and Schools

Parents often turn to pediatricians or family physicians when their children have emotional or behavioral problems. Then it’s up to parents to share information with schools, which can be challenging and overwhelming.    Read more >>

Project CARES involves the evaluation of the Parent-Child Home Program of the Philadelphia School District (PCHP-Philadelphia).  Parent-Child Home is a national program aimed at supporting caregivers to involve their young, two- and three-year-old children in activities at home that boost their language and early literacy growth.  Paraprofessionals from local communities are prepared by PCHP to visit caregivers in their home two-times each week, during which they introduce books and activities to caregivers.PCHP-Philadelphia is the largest, central-city site for a PCHP program in the US.

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The Center for Promoting Research to Practice at Lehigh University has a mission to generate knowledge that will truly impact the lives of individuals with, or at risk for disabilities. The primary objective is to establish partnerships with schools, parents and families, and community service providers to enhance the use of best practices for individuals with, or at risk for disabilities.