Virtual Early Education Center (VEEC)

The Virtual Early Education Center (VEEC) is an online tool for early care and education (ECE) programs, including Head Start, Early Head Start, and child care. It is designed to have the look and feel of an actual ECE center. Visitors can move from room to room within the VEEC to find information on health and safety practices and useful resources. Use it to explore resources and information regarding Head Start Program Performance Standards and Caring for Our Children (CFOC). Learn more about health-focused ECE and best practices.

Features and functions include:

  • Hotspots within each room that provide visitors with information on the Head Start Program Performance Standards, CFOC standards, CFOC Basics, and related resources
  • Information on child health and development from infancy to school-age
  • Specific resources around safety and injury prevention, including indoor-outdoor play and transportation safety
  • Four topic areas to explore:
    • Healthy active living
    • Managing infectious diseases
    • Medication administration
    • Staff wellness

Visit the VEEC (Note: The first time you visit the VEEC, you must register and create a login name.) Also, read the Frequently Asked Questions.

Topic:Health Services Management

Keywords:Play spaceFacilitiesSafety practices

Resource Type: Article

National Centers: Early Childhood Health and Wellness

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