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This document contains excerpts from state child care licensing regulations about emergency preparedness planning and response.

Early care and education can play an important role in helping children overcome traumatic events. Child care providers and educators may be the first to recognize signs of distress in children and may have the resources to refer them for specialized help.

In a series of reports about contemporary issues in licensing, this report focuses on practices and policies pertaining to serious injuries and fatalities in child care.

This Webinar is part 1 of 6 in the Child Care State Systems Specialist Network’s (CCSSSN) series of Emergency Preparedness and Response Webinars. The Webinar addresses the most important features of, and participants in, a comprehensive emergency preparedness plan.

On the Arkansas Better Beginnings’ user-friendly Web site (http://www.arbetterbeginnings.com/providers-teachers/providers), providers can access checklists, applications, toolkits and...

This document shows key elements of Early Head Start (EHS) and Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) legislation and regulations. It can serve as a tool for States and local organizations to enter state-specific early education program requirements.

This paper describes the steps for start-up planning—the activities grantees engage in, as they prepare to implement their funded grant. Grantee staff who design and manage EHS programs may find this resource useful in their work.

This worksheet can help early education programs develop strong partnerships that provide high-quality, full-day, full-year comprehensive services to young children. Partners can use this tool to raise questions and prioritize critical issues to work together to build partnerships.

The Assessment Checklist will assist partners in identifying skills, developing strategies, and strengthening the results of the partnerships. This checklist should be completed with all actively involved partners.

This document provides specific strategies grouped by principle that public-private partners can follow to help ensure success.