Professional Growth for Early
Collaboration with Families, Schools and the Community
In the Classroom
Right from the Start: Transition strategies for developing a strong preK-3 continuum
This study, funded through the Pew Charitable Trusts, highlights many field-tested measures to building an effective, collaborative environment between the pre-K and elementary communities. The strategies are based on a presentation made at AFT's 2011 TEACH Conference by P-3 expert Kristi Kauerz and her work at Harvard Graduate School of Education and the University of Washington.
Transitioning to Kindergarten: A Toolkit for Early Childhood Educators
This toolkit is a collection of materials to help early childhood educators implement strategies that facilitate the process and enhance children's transition to kindergarten.
Teaching our Youngest, A Guide for Preschool Teachers and Child Care and Family Providers
U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Early Childhood-Head Start Task Force, Teaching Our Youngest
Education and Training
EC E-learning: A National Review of Early Childhood Education Distance Learning Program
Distance learning, sometimes called e-learning, is the process of delivering instruction using electronic communication, such as video, audio, computer, multimedia communications, or some combination of these. This report attempts to explore distance learning in the early childhood field and provides a snapshot of the current distance learning landscape.
Health and Safety
Caring for Our Children is the third edition of national standards created by National Resources for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Public Health Association. These standards provide a broad picture of health and safety in child care and early education programs as well as hundreds of helpful recommendations.
- Individual State's Child Care Licensure Regulations, provided by the National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education