Curriculum Scope and Sequence

An organized developmental scope and sequence outlines what the early childhood curriculum focuses on. It also shows how the plans and materials support children at different stages of development.

Early Head Start Programs

Early Head Start (EHS) programs serve infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and to pregnant women and their families.

Framework for Effective Practice

Learn about the five integral elements that build the Framework for Effective Practice, and apply its resources for all birth to five program options.

Early Essentials

The webisodes in this series offer key messages and helpful resources to get staff started with the youngest children and their families. Managers can use Early Essentials to design orientation experiences or staff can participate on their own.

Me and You

This short video explores the impact of adults on the growth and development of infants and very young children.