Project EAGLE is a major division of the Department of Pediatrics, within the School of Medicine, at the University of Kansas Medical Center. Project EAGLE manages multiple home-based and center-based early childhood education and comprehensive family support programs in Wyandotte County, Kansas
Project EAGLE's mission is to blend public and private dollars to assure that young children most at risk for academic failure receive the comprehensive services necessary for them to be healthy and successful in school and life.
Within the broader mission of the University of Kansas Medical Center, Project EAGLE has three essential aims:
Key features supporting the program's success include:
Project EAGLE is housed at the Children's Campus of Kansas City (CCKC), 444 Minnesota Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas 66101. The CCKC is the result of a successful public-private partnership in which private dollars financed the construction of a state-of-the-art facility where agencies, sustained by public dollars, provide quality programming for children and families on a bedrock of research and evidenced-based practices.