The NC Infant Toddler Quality Enhancement Project (NC ITQEP) Management Team has just finished the pilot of the New Infant Toddler Teacher Orientation (NITTO) course on the Division of Child Development and Early Education’s Moodle site with overwhelmingly positive feedback!
The NC Pre-K program is designed to provide at-risk four-year-old children with an opportunity for a quality preschool education. This state-funded, part-day program provides young children with access to a specific curriculum and preschool experience to enhance their school readiness. Top priorities for enrollment are children who have not had
Connecting the Dots: Child Care, Child Maltreatment Prevention and a Thriving Economy – Part III: Why ECE Builds Strong Families
Because quality ECE programs are staffed and built around knowledge of child development, they are providing a critical protective factor—a support system that builds strong families.
Supporting the development of self-regulation in young children, here are six tips for working with infants and six tips for working with toddlers prepared for the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) by the Duke Center for Family Policy and the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute.
Connecting the Dots: Child Care, Child Maltreatment Prevention and a Thriving Economy – Part II: The ECE Role in Preventing Child Maltreatment – and Why it is Critical During the Pandemic
High quality programs promote child health and safety by understanding the challenges their families are facing, connecting them to local resources or assisting them in creating and maintaining healthy environments for their children.
Connecting the Dots: Child Care, Child Maltreatment Prevention and a Thriving Economy by CCSA & PCANC – Part I: What is ECE and Why Should We Invest in it?
As ECE programs struggle to stay open during the pandemic, the lack of care impacts child well-being, family financial security and economic recovery.