The Council for Leaning Outside the Classroom is a registered charity existing to champion learning outside the classroom (LOtC).
The mission of the Institute For Childhood Preparedness is to Empower Early Childhood Professionals with the Tools, Training, Resources and Skills They Need to Prepare, Respond and Recover from Emergencies and Disasters. The Institute for Childhood Preparedness was founded by Andrew Roszak, JD, MPA, EMT-P in August 2018. Andrew founded the Institute to help early … Continue reading Institute For Childhood Preparedness
About Defending the Early Years (DEY) is a non-profit organization working for a just, equitable, and quality early childhood education for every young child. DEY publishes reports, makes mini-documentaries, issues position statements, advocates on policy, and provides early childhood educators and advocates with valuable resources.
The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) advances quality education and equal opportunity by promoting fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial evaluations of students, teachers and schools. FairTest also works to end the misuses and flaws of testing practices that impede those goals.
The mission of APT is to promote the value of play, play therapy, and credentialed play therapists. This is accomplished by advancing the psychosocial development and mental health of all people through play.
CCFC is the leading nonprofit organization committed to helping children thrive in an increasingly commercialized, screen-obsessed culture, and the only organization dedicated to ending marketing to children. Our advocacy is grounded in the overwhelming evidence that child-targeted marketing – and the excessive screen time it encourages – undermines kids’ healthy development.
Early Head Start is designed to nurture healthy attachments between parent and child (and child and caregiver). Services encompass the full range of a family's needs from pregnancy through a child's third birthday.
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is a national information system providing educators, researchers, and the general public with access to education literature and resources. ERIC is the world's largest and most frequently used education digital library, composed of more than 1.3 million bibliographic records beginning with 1966.
Head Start promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families through agencies in their local community. Head Start and Early Head Start programs support the comprehensive development of children from birth to age 5, in centers, child care partner locations, and in their own homes. Head Start services include early learning, health, and family well-being.
The Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living.
he National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC) is the only professional association dedicated specifically to promoting high-quality early childhood experiences in the unique environment of family child care programs.
Child Care Aware® of America works with more than 400 state and local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies nationwide. Child Care Aware® of America’s vision is that every family in the United States has access to a high quality, affordable child care system.