Early Childhood Program Design and Management

Program start-up begins with planning and design to ensure that the program launches and operates successfully. These resources provide information about community assessment and collaboration, program self-assessment, workforce development, and cultural and linguistic responsiveness.

Current resources on these topics are available from the Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center on the Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness page.

179 resources found.
Filter By

The National Center for Preschool Development Grants Birth Through Five (PDG B–5) sponsored a three-part technical assistance series on equity in early childhood care and education across various state systems including funding, monitoring and accountability, workforce development, inclusion,...

This podcast is geared towards early childhood professionals and strategic partners, hoping to use research to inform policy and better serve children, families, and their communities.

During the Getting Ready webinars, OCC and TCBC shared more about what to expect during the FY 2023-2025 Tribal CCDF Plan Preprint trainings, including an overview of the agenda, logistics for each training, and ways to prepare for your participation in the trainings.

This brief presents a case study involving cross-sector partners in Washington State, who have engaged in innovative ways to build the infrastructure and field capacity to finance infant and early childhood mental health screening, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment.

This brief presents evidence from states – Alabama and Georgia – that have made strategic investments in approaches to support infant and early childhood mental health (IECMH).

This document provides some suggestions that could be included in a monitoring MOU with a state agency. A Tribal Lead Agency could modify this MOU to be used on a local level (for example, with a county agency, the Indian Health Service, or other monitoring agency). 

A non-inclusive list of ideas for Tribal Lead Agencies to consider when developing activities that can be supported through CCDF quality funds, including supplemental CCDF funds provided by the CARES, CRRSA, and ARP Acts, or other public or private funding.

Tribal Lead Agencies must have a provider contract or other agreement documented with the provider that outlines the roles and responsibilities of the provider and those of the Tribal Lead Agency.

This report examines the crucial role played by Head Start-State Collaboration Offices (HSCO) and Head Start in statewide systems-building efforts through the lens of PDG B-5 grantees’ work.

This report shares effective strategies, state examples, and other resources to assist state and local leaders in more efficiently using available funding sources to provide quality services to young children and families.