Information about Hartford Area Child Care Collaborative
Anything You Want to Know About Early Childhood
- The Early Childhood Education Cost Estimate Tool -- The Tool is an interactive cost model that estimates the costs of center- and school-based early care and education. The Tool does not endorse any program model or staffing design. Instead, it compares operating costs across many different center-based program models, based on pre-configured scenarios or user-defined inputs.
- Child Care and Early Education Glossary -- The child care & early education glossary defines terms used to describe aspects of child care and early education practice and policy. The glossary defines terms used in conducting social science and policy research.
Research and Journals
State Early Childhood Policies
- Early Childhood Cabinet
Established in law in 2005; has identified a set of agenda items to promote the development of all the state's young children
Teacher Resources - Classroom Supplies
Teacher Resources - Curriculum
Resources in Spanish
Child DevelopmentBuen Comienzo, Buen Future: Su Recien Nacido (Healthy Start, Grow Smart: Your Newborn)(August 20, 2002), by Department of Education, and U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesBuen Comienzo, Buen Future: El Bebe de Un Mes (Healthy Start, Grow Start: Your One-Month-Old) (September 4, 2002), by Department of Education, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
LiteracyComo ayudar a su hijo a ser un buen lector: Con actividades para los ninos desde el nacimiento hasta los 6 anos (Helping Your Child Become a Reader: With Activities for Children from Infancy Through Age 6) (October 2002), by the U. S. Department of Education, Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs