These interactive learning activities will help child care health consultants learn to effectively share their expertise with programs. Explore six realistic scenarios to build and enhance consultation skills.
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.
The Early Head Start Family Child Care Option: Maybe it's a Good Fit for Your Community Information Sheet
PDF for The Early Head Start Family Child Care Option: Maybe it's a Good Fit for Your Community Information Sheet.
PDF for All Our Kin Discussion: The Early Head Start for Family Child Care Demonstration Project.
Effective Child Care and Early Head Start Collaborations that Promote High-Quality Comprehensive Care: Part Two
Part Two focuses on financing collaborative services between Early Head Start programs and child care service providers. Federal and program staff discuss state policies and program strategies for managing finances within a collaborative partnership.
Effective Child Care and Early Head Start Collaborations that Promote High Quality Comprehensive Care: Part One
Part One focuses on the successes, challenges, and lessons learned in collaborative partnerships at the state and local levels. Federal and program staff offer insight into building successful partnerships between Early Head Start and child care providers.
PDF for Leech Lake Discussions: The Early Head Start for Family Child Care Demonstration Project.
Learn about the role of mental health consultation in early child care and education. Find resources for effective strategies to help design, develop, or sustain your mental health consultation services and system.