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“The National Early Care and Education (ECE) Workforce Center is a joint research and technical assistance center. This center builds on the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) broader efforts to support the early childhood workforce by identifying effective policies and strategies through research and evaluation, translating lessons from research for practice, and supporting innovations in states and communities through technical assistance.”
Massachusetts Act Early aims to educate parents and professionals about healthy childhood development, early warning signs of autism and other developmental disorders, the importance of routine developmental screening, and timely early intervention whenever there is a concern.
June 16, 2023
Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott donates $2 million to Neighborhood Villages for quality affordable child care
Healthy development in the early years of life can set the course for lifelong health, behavior, and learning. What can be done to ensure that children have a strong start early in life? The evolving science of early childhood development (ECD) provides powerful insights about how conditions and experiences get inside the body—for better or worse—and what we can do to ensure all children have a strong start in life.
ECD LEAD program, a 10-week, all remote, learning experience for policy makers and public leaders geared towards strengthening a network of champions for early childhood development (ECD) who have the knowledge, skills, and desire to apply scientific insights to advance their local ECD agenda.
Breaking a complicated concept into bite-sized, digestible pieces.
So, you want to better understand gender, or need help explaining it to someone else?
Used by — and contributed to by — countless people around the world and throughout the decades, the genderbread person (and all of the different evolutions of it, and ideas it evolved from) is a wonderful way to start an important conversation.
We host these massive virtual workshops four times per year for hundreds around the world.
Every attendee has the option of joining workshops that range from movement and music to emotional support. It’s like a multi-lingual conference of play. Our last Global Playshop was attended by people from over 29 countries including China, Nigeria, Ukraine, Serbia, Israel, Peru, and the UK. Will you join to build the movement?
Watch this live Q&A on the history of ECE activism and the power of educator voice. Featuring creators of the Worthy Wage Movement, CSCCE’s ECHOES project, and current early educators. They talk about their own struggle as early educators and how and why they organized to fight for rights, raises, and respect. They also describe the roots of the struggle for an equitable ECE system, and explain why knowing the history supports today’s organizing efforts. …
The National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education has several position papers available on assessment, standards, and curriculum