Early Childhood Education Associates Degree at MATC
Early Childhood Education Associates Degree at MATCMake a positive impact on a child's life. Attain the skills and knowledge to pursue a career in child care or exceptional education settings for young children. Coursework covers healthcare and nutrition, creative activities, and communication skills. Program requirements include the completion of four practicum experiences.
An online video collection supporting early childhood education professionals worldwide in their efforts to craft thriving environments for children and adults.
Online Journals & Magazines
Education Digest by Prakken PublicationsThe Education Digest serves school leaders wanting to find new ways to improve instruction, increase student learning, support teachers, and assist parents. The unique purpose of the Digest is met by identifying practical ideas and presenting them in a revised way that is less lengthy, easy to read, and readily applied.- from the magazine web page
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Head StartThe Office of Head Start (OHS) promotes the school readiness of young children from low-income families through local programs. Head Start and Early Head Start programs support the mental, social, and emotional development of children from birth to age 5.
Early Childhood NewsFeatures articles about child development, developmentally appropriate practices, health and safety, behavior and guidance, and assessment, as well as great ideas for teaching infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school-age children
Education WorldA complete online resource for teachers featuring news briefs on current topics, lesson plans and activities, and professional development articles.
Association for Early Learning LeadersThe Association for Early Learning Leaders, formerly known as the National Association of Child Care Professionals is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to excellence by promoting leadership development and enhancing program quality through the National Accreditation Commission's standards. Since 1984, Early Learning Leaders have been serving childcare directors, owners and administrators.
Bernard van Leer FoundationOur Mission:
“To improve opportunities for young children growing up in circumstances of social and economic disadvantage”.
National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE)Since 1975, the National Association for Bilingual Education (NABE) has been a non-profit membership organization that works to advocate for educational equity and excellence for bilingual/multilingual students in a global society.
National Association for the Education of Young ChildrenThe National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI)MISSION
For more than 40 years, the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) has been at the forefront of engaging leaders, policymakers, professionals, and parents around critical and timely issues that directly impact Black children and their families. We are a trusted partner in delivering culturally relevant resources that respond to the unique strengths and needs of Black children around issues including early childhood education, health, child welfare, literacy, and family engagement. With the support of our Affiliate network in communities across the country, we are committed to our mission “to improve and advance the quality of life for Black children and their families through education and advocacy.”
National Child Care AssociationTheir mission is to promote the success of licensed providers in quality early care and education, including the provision of professional development, advocacy and community engagement.
Wisconsin Department of Children and Family Services YoungStar ProgramYoungStar drives quality improvement in child care throughout the state of Wisconsin by:
Helping providers who want to improve the quality of their care
Creating financial incentives that encourage providers to deliver better services to children
Giving parents the meaningful information they need to make informed child care decisions for their children—at home and away from home
Supporting ongoing child care quality improvement by linking higher quality care to higher Wisconsin Shares subsidy amounts and YoungStar Quality Adjustments