ERIC Number: ED568360
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2016-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: N/A
Research-Informed Policy Options for Infant and Toddler Early Care and Education: Research-to-Policy Resources
Stephens, Samuel A.
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections
This Research-to-Policy Resource List compiles research-based policy documents published in 2010 and later on the following topics: Early learning guidelines for infants and toddlers; Program standards for settings serving infants and toddlers; Core competencies and credentials for caregivers of infants and toddlers; Use of infant/toddler specialists and networks to support infant/toddler caregivers; Infant/toddler quality improvement strategies and systems. This resource list also includes publications that provide examples of state strategies to use federal funding opportunities to enhance the supply and quality of infant/toddler care, including the Child Care Development Block Grant, Early Head Start, and the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge initiative.The final section lists several publications that provide policy recommendations and state examples for building early childhood systems, including early care and education, for infants and toddlers.
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Educational Policy, Infants, Toddlers, Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Development, Emotional Development, School Readiness, Block Grants, Best Practices, Guidelines, Standards, Child Caregivers, Caregiver Training, Credentials, Specialists, Quality Control, Competence, State Policy, Program Improvement, Information Sources, Federal Aid, Grants
Child Care & Early Education Research Connections. National Center for Children in Poverty, 215 West 125th Street 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10027. Tel: 646-284-9600; Fax: 646-284-9623; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.cceerc.org
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Authoring Institution: Child Care & Early Education Research Connections; National Center for Children in Poverty; University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research; Administration for Children and Families (DHHS), Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Care and Development Block Grants