NASBE Resources on Early Childhood Education

NASBE Publications and Resources:

Blog Post: States Detail Strategies to Invest in the Early Childhood Workforce in Their ESSA Plans (June 2017)

Policy Update: Advancing the Early Learning Workforce through State Policies (December 2016)

Education Leaders Report: Opportunities in ESSA for Improving Early Education (October 2016)

Policy Update: Early Care and Education Legislation in 2016 (October 2016) 

Webinar: ESSA and Early Learning: Policy Opportunities for States (February 2016)

Co-Authored Resources:

Discussion Paper: A Unified Foundation to Support a Highly Qualified Early Childhood Workforce (co-authored by several organizations, including NASBE. Publisher: National Academy of Medicine, June 2017)

Older NASBE Resources:

Promoting Quality in PreK-Grade 3 Classrooms-Findings and Results from NASBEā€™s Early Childhood Education Network (2009)

The State Education Standard: Promoting a Pre-K to 3 Vision for Early Learning (June 2008)

Fulfilling the Promise of Preschool (October 2006)

From Planning to Practice-State Efforts to Improve Early Childhood Education (2005)

Creating a Unified, Comprehensive System of Early Childhood Education (2003)

Right from the Start (1988)