Despite its importance to children's learning, play is disappearing from some early childhood settings. In this archived webinar, panelists discuss why play is vital to children's education and what educators can do to center play as the primary context for early learning.
The California Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation (IECMHC) Network offers consultation services, resources, and training for early learning and care center-based program staff and family, friend, and neighbor caregivers.
In this Q&A, WestEd's Osnat Zur discusses how the California Statewide Early Math Initiative increases educator confidence and capacity to implement high-quality, equitable early mathematics education.
In this Q&A, Amber Morabito, a Curriculum Manager for the Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC), discusses how the PITC Curriculum supports children's development and what makes the curriculum different from other planning tools.
REL Northwest explores early childhood resources, including a new guide that details seven evidence-based practices that educators, state and local officials, and parents and caregivers can use to ensure children have the skills they need to be successful in school.
California Early Childhood Online (CECO) offers 400 hours of module training with a range of courses—from “Trauma-Informed Care” to “Sesame Street: Building a Reader”—to meet the needs of the early childhood field.
Early learning and care professionals across the nation can now access online professional learning modules in multiple languages developed by the California Department of Health and Human Services and the California Department of Social Services in collaboration with WestEd.