Infants and Toddlers

  • The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)
    is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country for promoting social and emotional development and preventing challenging behaviors. (En Espanol y English) http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/

    Zero to Three
    is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers. https://www.zerotothree.org/.

    National Scientific Council on the Developing Child (NSCDC)
    Provides information based on current research to “close the gap between what we know and what we do to promote successful learning, adaptive behavior, and sound physical and mental health for all young children.” www.developingchild.net

    Child Care and Early Childhood Research Connections
    Research Connections offers a comprehensive, up-to-date, and easy-to-use collection of more than 14,000 resources from the many disciplines related to child care and early education. https://www.researchconnections.org/childcare/welcome

    Education Resources Information Center (ERIC)
    Bibliographic records of education literature, plus a growing collection of full text. https://eric.ed.gov/

    PITC
    Provides professional development and resources to the early childhood education community.  PITC promotes relationship-based care through six essential program policies: Primary Care, Small Groups, Continuity of Care, Individualized Care, Culturally Responsive Care, and Inclusive Care. https://www.pitc.org/