Early Childhood Educators
Child care is an essential part of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent recovery efforts.The Office of Child Care (OCC) continues to add online resources.
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.
Looking for early childhood resources? The Share My Lesson website offers activities and instructional resources that cover math, science, literacy and more.
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.
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.