Making a transition to a new care and learning setting can have an impact on families. Explore ways to support and help families feel secure as they get ready to make the move to a new setting.
Early Head Start (EHS) and child care programs have to navigate child care and EHS policies and regulations to understand any implications and ensure successful partnerships.
Watch these EHS-CC Partnership grantees and partners share how their individualized approaches to early childhood education systems using the strength of Early Head Start benefit children, families, and staff.
Explore this topic for strategies and promising practices to support children and their families within Early Head Start-Child Care (EHS-CC) Partnerships and other local partnerships, such as pre-K. Training and technical assistance (T/TA) staff and EHS-CC Partnership grantees and their child care partners will find resources about partnerships, family child care, and regulations and standards. Also find tools and materials around administration, research, and evaluation.
Explore this information on what to expect in group care, including topics such as social development, safety, eating, and physical activity. The resources are divided into developmental stages and designed to help families promote the health and well-being of their children.
Children in group care settings are at increased risk for infectious diseases such as influenza. Seasonal influenza affects many children each year. Simple prevention and control strategies can help to protect children and their caregivers from complications. This webinar will help Head Start staff and early care and education providers take steps to improve influenza prevention and control.
Watch this short webinar to learn about why the VEEC is important, who contributed to it, and to get a quick overview.
Learn about the role of the mental health consultant in early child care and education. Find resources for effective strategies to help design, develop, or sustain your MH consultation services and system.
IT3 Supporting A "Goodness of Fit"
You can be sure that your child is ready for school. Research shows that many things make a difference in how well preschool children perform in school. You may use this tip sheet as you search for a caregiver and as you enroll your child in kindergarten.