Emerging science makes clear the importance and complexity of working with young children from infancy through the early elementary years. This report notes what knowledge and skills early care and education professionals need to meet this challenge, the problems the current system for financing professional education faces, and a solution to these problems.
This presentation provides an overview of the impact of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and describes how the Classroom Assessment Scoring System® (CLASS) can be used across age levels to focus, measure and improve classroom interactions — a key factor proven to drive children’s academic and life-long success.
This resource includes a draft report on a recent pilot of a new tool designed to help early care and education programs assess the strengths of their family engagement practices and identify goals and steps to strengthen these practices. The tool covered in the report, The Family Engagement Assessment and Planning Tool (FEAP-T), and a Parent Survey that is part of the tool.
This planning tool guides organizations through the development and use of a logic model. Specific action steps are provided for the preparation phase, the design phase, and the refinement phase of the process.
Partnership for Community Action is a grassroots non-profit organization in Albuquerque, New Mexico established in 1990. This presentation describes the organization's efforts to support family child care providers in Southwest Alburquerque.