What Does School Readiness Mean for Programs Serving Infants and Toddlers?

adult holds hand of toddler as they walkThe Office of Head Start defines school readiness as “children possessing the skills, knowledge, and attitudes necessary for success in school and for later learning and life.” What does this mean for infants and toddlers? This part introduces two foundational resources that set the stage for how to think about school readiness in the earliest years of children’s lives: