National Resources for Early Childhood Education

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • NAEYC is the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children. It provides great resources on research and public policy relating to young children and early children education for parents and educators. 
Administration for Children & Families
Head Start Association
The National Professional Development Center on Inclusion (NPDCI)
  • The NPDCI is working with selected states to ensure that early childhood teachers are prepared to educate and care for young children with disabilities in settings with their typically developing peers.
Zero to Three
  • Zero to Three is a national, nonprofit organization that informs, trains, and supports professionals, policymakers, and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
 Early Childhood Education
  • Early Childhood Education is dedicated to exploring how babies, pre-schoolers and young children learn. The website reveals the developmental and learning processes that children go through and look at how parents can help them to develop their mental, physical and emotional skills in a fun and enjoyable manner. The site explores the benefits that a variety of different learning methods can provide, helping the parents decide what might be a good option to try with the child.
Center for Parent Information and Resources
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA Center)
  • The ECTA Center is a national technical assistance consortium working to support states, jurisdictions, and others to improve services and results for young children with disabilities and their families.
Early Childhood Learning & Knowledge Center
  • The Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center is set up by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start to provide resources for Head Start programs and families.