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


Early Educator Central offers these resources from guest authors:

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.