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The Foundations for Quality series is a collection of resources designed to support states, territories, and tribes and others responsible for consumer education and engagement in developing and implementing effective, family-friendly consumer education and engagement strategies.

It can be difficult to find a dental office that works for you and your child. This tip sheet provides examples of some questions that you can ask dental office staff before you decide to make an appointment.

Find tips and resources on learning weather limits. Learn more about applying sunscreen and insect repellent, staying hydrated, and playground and water safety. Early care and education programs can share these tips with families.

Tornadoes can happen at any time. However, they are most likely to occur in the spring and summer months. Tornadoes may cause extensive damage to structures and disrupt transportation, power, water, gas, and communications in its direct path and in neighboring areas.

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.

The National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning in partnership with the Office of Head Start is celebrating the strengths of children who are dual language learners and shining a light on practices and resources to help promote and continue building on those strengths...

The third in the 2019 Hot Topic webinar series provided an overview of cultural responsiveness to support the needs of infants and toddlers in diverse child care settings. State- and program-level strategies were discussed.

OST programs can play a role in mitigating and preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), which are disruptive to a school-age child...

Protecting children from exposure to lead is important to lifelong good health. There is no safe level of lead exposure for children. The most important step adults can take is to prevent lead exposure before it occurs.

This resource is a sample strategic plan that outlines the elements of a successful strategic plan, including strategic action plan focus by year.