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ERIC Number: ED496876
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
A Strategic Planning Guide: From Resources to Results for Young Children and their Families
Tullis, Ericka; Sutherland, Carol; Uyeda, Kimberly; Halfon, Neal
UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau launched the State Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems (SECCS) Initiative to promote the healthy development and school readiness of young children. This brief is a planning tool designed to assist states in conducting strategic planning throughout the initiative. It is organized into seven steps as summarized in this brief. The complete tool leads participants through each step at three levels of intensity for each component, and offers links to other valuable planning resources. This brief has been adapted from the full report entitled "A Strategic Planning Guide for State-Level Early Childhood System-Building Initiatives."
UCLA Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities. 1100 Glendon Avenue Suite 860, Los Angeles, CA 90024. Tel: 310-794-2583; Fax: 310-794-2728; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Washington, DC. Maternal and Child Health Bureau.
Authoring Institution: University of California at Los Angeles, Center for Healthier Children, Families and Communities.