System Supports

Essential tools for leaders building all aspects of the infant-toddler career pathway including a Professional Development System Cost Analysis Tool, with a PD System Cost Analysis Tool Guide and Case Studies; model articulation agreements with an explanation of different approaches to articulation, templates, state examples, and practical advice; and information on financing high quality infant-toddler programs.

PD System Cost Analysis ToolArticulation AgreementsHealth and Safety Training InfographicPathways to Progress Briefings

Resources

Early Educator Central offers these resources from guest authors:

Research Connections provides free, searchable, on-line access to over 33,000 research publications and research documents related to early care and education. These include journal articles, research reviews, government and think tank reports, fact sheets, and briefs.

Before your first use of the Professional Development System Cost Analysis Tool, get oriented with this hands-on guide.

The National Survey of Early Care and Education reached 12,000 families and large numbers of home-based and center-based programs (6,000 home-based providers, 5,600 classroom staff, and 8,200 program directors). The six briefs provide practical, useable information to inform state and local planning and implementation.