Early Childhood

Early Childhood Education Resources

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Common cleaning products can be a hazard in child care environments. Learn how to protect young learners, yourself and the environment. We offer practical tips and valuable information as well as additional resources tailored to early learning programs in every setting.
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Transition strategies for developing a strong preK-3 continuum. A new AFT study reinforces the need for smoother transitions from prekindergarten to the elementary level—and does it in a manner that puts frontline voices at the heart of the dialogue.
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Mentoring is a key strategy for supporting educators at any stage in their careers—and for improving teacher practice. This guide is an effective, activity-based way to reflect on, practice, and sharpen your skills as a mentor, coach, or technical assistance provider in early learning settings.

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Children's health

Children's Health

Students’ wellness affects their ability to perform in school. Learn more and find useful resources.

Linking children's health to education

Health & Safety for All

Where we work, learn and go to heal can have an enormous impact on our health and well-being. Learn more about health and safety in the workplace, and download our informational material