Teacher / Provider Links

California Department of Education — Early Learning and Care Division
Publications include downloadable documents such as the infant, toddler, and preschool framework; foundations; and guidelines.

California Center for Infant-Family and Early Childhood Mental Health: http://cacenter-ecmh.org/wp/

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Information for Early Childhood Educators
This website offers useful parent-friendly handouts that cover a wide range of topics including challenging behavior and disabilities. The “Learn the Signs. Act Early” campaign has created a series of resources to help you educate parents on the full range of child development.

Center for Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation: https://www.ecmhc.org

Center for Mindful Self-Compassion: https://centerformsc.org

Head Start Center for Inclusion
Preschool programs may find helpful resources that will assist in teaching and organizing classroom staff in the inclusive classroom.

The Incredible Years
This is an evidence-based training program for children who have challenging behaviors between the ages of 0-12. The focus of the curriculum is to reduce behaviors and teach social-emotional skills which include behavior charts as well as feelings worksheets.

Infant Development Association of California: https://www.idaofcal.org/

MAP to Inclusion and Belonging
California MAP to Inclusion and Belonging…Making Access Possible is a website that supports the inclusion of children with disabilities and other special needs ages birth to 21 in child care, after-school, and community settings.

National Association for Education of Young Children: http://naeyc.org

National Center on Quality Teaching and Learning: https://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov

The website includes a wide variety of topics including Effective Communication with Parents.