Browse our collection of guides, books, briefs and other publications aimed at providing high quality, thought provoking information for teachers, families, policy makers and all stakeholders in the field of early childhood.
Throughout this report, you will see that the components of our work intersect with each other. We build systems, we innovate, experiment with, and evaluate new paradigms – all the time with an eye towards implementation, and then we support policy change.This diversity of impact comes from our focus on and deployment of a diverse and talented range of people.
Coaching – individualized professional development grounded in the daily practice of the early childhood classroom – is one of the most effective strategies to equip our workforce for success (Kraft, Blazar, & Hogan, 2018). In this brief, we discuss:
The more you learn together about a child and how she develops and learns, the better you can support her. The New York State Early Learning Guidelines (The Guidelines) can help. Use this document to get started with the Early Learning Guidelines.
There are several pathways to becoming a New York State certified early childhood education teacher. This booklet is designed to make navigating that process a little simpler.
Our policy briefs contain research-based policy recommendations for making positive change in the field of early childhood care and education.
The New York State Early Childhood Advisory Council and the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute are pleased to announce the release of the results of the first-ever comparative analysis of performance data on programs participating in QUALITYstarsNY, New York State’s early childhood quality rating and improvement system.
To develop a profile of the workforce, we surveyed directors, teachers, and assistant teachers in licensed community- and school-based early childhood centers in New York serving children birth to five years old
A needs assessment conducted by the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute.
Produced by our Leadership Initiative, this periodic newsletter provides updates, recommended resources and profiles of membes of the Leadership Initiative.
Produced by our ACS/CUNY Informal Family Child Care project, this periodic newsletter provides information and activities specifically aimed at the work of family child care providers.
Early Childhood News was a periodic publication produced by the institute from 2008 to 2012. Each issue included news from the field, news from the Institute, as well as activities, advice and assistance for early childhood professionals.