Emotional and Behavioral Self-Regulation

The Emotional and Behavioral Self-Regulation sub-domain Effective Practice Guide includes four sections of teaching practices: Know, See, Do, and Improve. Practices for home visitors are included.

Advancing School Readiness with the Office of Head Start's Multicultural Principles

Advancing School Readiness with the Office of Head Start's Multicultural Principles is a professional development tool designed to support programs in establishing culturally and linguistically competent systems and services. These resources guide staff in using culturally responsive practices when supporting children's progress toward school readiness.

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.

Infant and Toddler Caregivers

For infants and toddlers, school readiness refers to their developing capacity to self-regulate, demonstrate curiosity, communicate effectively, and develop close, secure relationships. Good health and proper nutrition support this developing capacity. This happens within the context of nurturing, culturally responsive relationships with parents, caregivers, extended family, and community.

Approaches to Learning

The Approaches to Learning domain includes Effective Practice Guides for each sub-domain. Discover teaching practices that support children’s development in all early learning settings.

ECTA List of Part C Lead Agencies

Explore this list that identifies the lead agency for Part C services in each state and territory. Disabilities coordinators, Technical Assistance Providers, parents of children with disabilities, and Early Head Start partners will be able to determine which agency to contact regarding infant and toddlers with disabilities.