Early Essentials Webisode 7: Environments

In this webisode, find out how environments impact adults and children. Discover ways to make environments welcoming learning spaces for infants, toddlers, and their families.

Early Essentials Webisode 3: Expectant Families

Learn more about the growth and development that happens during the prenatal period. Explore how to build relationships with expectant families and find ways to help them access needed comprehensive services.

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.

Transition to Kindergarten

Preschool children make the transition into kindergarten more successfully when their schools and families prepare it together, and when their preschool and kindergarten teachers connect.

Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework

The new ELOF framework is designed to show the continuum of learning of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. It is grounded in comprehensive research around what young children should know and be able to do during their early years.