ERIC Number: ED121422
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
State Offices of Child Development. Report No. 55. Early Childhood Project Report No. 8.
Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
This report is intended to provide state-level policy makers with descriptive information on 17 state administrative structures for the coordination of planning and delivery of services to children. An introduction briefly reviews the general history, activities, challenges, successes, and goals of the state offices of child development. The following information is provided for each state included in the report: (1) name of office, (2) location, (3) method of establishment, (4) contact, (5) staffing, (6) funding, (7) basic functions, (8) relationship to other state agencies, (9) advisory groups, (10) involvement of local groups, and (11) office publications. The legislative acts or executive orders establishing the state structure for 15 of the states are also included. The states included in this report are: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, and West Virginia. (ED)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Child Advocacy, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Early Childhood Education, Financial Support, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Social Services, State Agencies, State Legislation, Statewide Planning
Education Commission of the States, 300 Lincoln Tower, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, Colorado 80203 (Report No. 55, Early Childhood Report No. 8, $3.00)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Children's Bureau (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.