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The Nebraska Center for Research on Children, Youth, Families & Schools is an interdisciplinary research center in the College of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

South Dakota Part C/Getting Ready

Project Information

Principal Investigator: Lisa Knoche
Co-Principal Investigator:
Funding Agency: South Dakota Department of Education
Award Date:
Theme: Early Education & Development
Project URL: N/A

For more information please contact Lisa Knoche at


This project supports the implementation of the Getting Ready Approach for Home Visitation in the South Dakota Part C Programming.

Getting Ready is an evidence-based model to support parent engagement in early childhood programming.

Specific objectives include:

  • Development of an on-site trainer and master coach to support independent use of Getting Ready with South Dakota providers and coaches, including training materials and implementation checklists for providers.
  • Co-facilitation of a one-day Getting Ready training with South Dakota coaches in partnership with the on-site trainer.
  • Co-facilitation of a webinar for South Dakota coaches in partnership with the on-site trainer. Provision of technical assistance and troubleshooting during Getting Ready implementation.