The Prichard Committee
The Prichard Committee’s Groundswell Initiative, a partnership effort designed to build and sustain engagement support and resources for Kentucky Families.
KET’s Community Collaboratives for Early Learning and Media
First Steps is a statewide early
intervention system that provides services to children with
developmental disabilities from birth to age 3 and their families.
HANDS is a voluntary intensive home visitation
program for first-time parents that provides services from the prenatal
period to the child's third birthday.
Training Into Practice Project
Training Into Practice Project can provide information about
early care and education workshops, online courses, and Institutes
coordinated by the Training Into Practice Project (TIPP) and/or the
Kentucky Early Care and Education Trainer’s Credential.
Children's Defense Fund
Children's Foundation (CF), a private national educational non-profit
organization strives to improve the lives of children and those who care
for them. Our mission is to provide a voice for caregivers, children
and their families on issues of critical concern.
National Institute for Early Education Research
National Institute of Early Education Research gathers information and
conducts research on the state-funded early childhood programs in the
ECERS-R Notes for Clarification (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale)
Additional Notes for Clarification for the ECERS-3
I Am Your Child
I Am Your Child Foundation is a national, non-profit, non-partisan
organization that was founded in 1997 by actor/director Rob Reiner to
raise awareness about the importance of early childhood development and
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (NECTAC)
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center supports the
implementation of the early childhood provisions of the Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
National Association for the Education of Young Children
NAEYC exists for the purpose of leading and
consolidating the efforts of individuals and groups working to achieve
healthy development and constructive education for all young children.
Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative ECAP/ITG's
staff consists of experienced writers and editors, Web designers and
computer support personnel, and librarians with years of experience in
responding to content-specific questions, preparing publications,
providing training and presentations, and building Web sites on early
education, child development, and parenting.
Division of Early Childhood (DEC)
DEC is a division of the
Council of Exceptional Children (CEC). The Division for Early Childhood
promotes policies and advances evidence-based practices that support
families and enhance the optimal development of young children who have
or are at risk for developmental delays and disabilities.