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.

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This presentation highlights best practices for collaboration. It discusses how partnerships support efficient use of resources and support parental choice and knowledge.

Mapping the organizations or individuals who are working on the same issue as you or serving the same population can clarify potential partnerships, determine next steps for collaborative activities, identify opportunities to impact the system in which you work, or even uncover barriers for...

Lessons Learned from Utah around EC data systems, EC data integration, and documentation

Engaging families as partners in the early learning process is imperative. This includes engaging them as co-partners in both the assessment of the needs of their communities and in planning strategically for state and community early learning strategies.

Resource developed by Ounce of Prevention Fund. Developing a unified early childhood data system at the state level might be one of the most significant opportunities to improve early childhood policy.

Offers descriptions of ECIDS system design options and provides tips for having a successful ECIDS data system conversation in your state.

In early childhood, a unique identifier (UID) is an identifier used to associate children, workforce, classes, program sites, and families with their respective data.This brief will support ECIDS leaders in understanding UIDs; communicating the benefit of assigning UIDs in early childhood;...

Knowing how many distinct children have been served by one or more early childhood programs and/or services is a foundational metric for a host of early childhood policy and programmatic analyses.

This guide is one part of the SLDS Early Childhood Integrated Data System (ECIDS) Toolkit, which was originally created in 2011 to support states working to create ECIDS.