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Deniece Honeycutt

Deniece Honeycutt

Research Associate

Early Care and Education Projects


(RSSV)-Research & Service Units

Phone: 479-841-5546

Fax: (479) 575-2511

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Honeycutt has been with Early Care and Education Projects since 2007. In the role, of Director, she aids in research, program evaluation, the delivery of the training projects statewide, writing curriculum and training materials. Previously, she was the administrator of a private school, a Head Start director and an Education Service Cooperative literacy specialist. She was also associate director at the Department of Human Services Division of Child Care and Early Childhood Education.

  • Child care quality, early education workforce and the connection to child outcomes
  • Social-emotional learning in young children
  • Literacy learning in early childhood 
  • B.S., College of the Ozarks, Elementary Education
  • M.S., University of Arkansas, Human Development and Family Studies
  • Ed. D., University of Arkansas, Adult Education
  • Honeycutt, D. (2002). Parental behavioral expectations of children using the 1986 and 1998 General social survey
  • Honeycutt, D. (2008). The relationship of teacher qualifications, quality of care and student achievement outcomes in the Arkansas Better Chance program
  • Honeycutt, D. H., Graham, C. M., & Biggs, B. H. (2010). Investigating Organizational Commitment Outcomes of Preschool Educators. In Carroll M. Graham and Khalil M. Dirani (Eds.) Refereed Proceedings of the 2010 Academy of Human Resource Development Conference (pp.53). St. Paul, MN: Academy of Human Resource Development.
  • Economic Opportunity Agency of Washington County Board of Directors
  • Arkansas Early Childhood Association Board of Directors
  • Southern Early Childhood Association Board of Directors
  • Outstanding Doctoral Student in Workforce Development
  • Boone County Special Services Board of Directors
  • Ozark Mountain Early Childhood Association Board of Directors
  • Harrison Chamber of Commerce Small Business Person of the Year award
  • Transitional Employment Assistance (TEA) Board
  • Arkansas Child Care Appeal Review Panel