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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, Child Care State Capacity Building Center, National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development, National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, January, 2021
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This resource guide provides information and examples about strategies to promote social-emotional well-being of children for state, territory and tribal ECE system leaders.
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, Child Care State Capacity Building Center, National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development, National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, January, 2021
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The Resource Guide for Developing Integrated Strategies to Support the Social and Emotional Wellness of Children is part of the Office of Child Care (OCC) initiative to further integrate social-emotional support strategies into child care’s mixed-…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment, Child Care State Capacity Building Center, National Center on Tribal Early Childhood Development, National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations, Center of Excellence for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation, January, 2021
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This document is an excerpt from the main resource guide that includes Sections 1-4: 1) Benefits of Integrating Strategies to Support the Social and Emotional Wellness of Children, Families, and Providers; 2) Implementation Considerations—Theory of…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief provides an overview of transportation requirements. A series of briefs about CCDF health and safety requirements was first released in July 2016 by the National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance (ECQA Center) in response to the…
Boh Andrea, Johnson LeAnne, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Despite the availability of tools for conducting universal developmental screening, only a fraction of children who could benefit from early intervention services are actually identified before reaching school age. Childcare providers are in a…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, June, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet summarizes information from the Quality Compendium about the data systems for QRISs currently operating in the United States. The fact sheet covers the types of data included in QRIS data systems, how the data are being used, and…
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (U.S.), 2018
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This proceedings summarizes the presentations and discussions that took place at the workshop, Exploring Early Childhood Care and Educations Levers to Improve Population Health. The workshop was organized around three panel sessions consisting of…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, October, 2017
Other
This guide will help CCDF/licensing Administrators assess current licensing data systems and identify needed changes. It explores new uses for licensing data, examines some strategies for dealing with common challenges, and provides additional…
National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, June, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs

Consumer education efforts are undergoing revisions in response to provisions in the Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act of 2014 and the 2016 Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) final rule. Specifically, each State must maintain…

National Center on Early Childhood Quality Assurance, July, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief, one in a series of nine addressing health and safety requirements specified in the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014, provides an overview of transportation requirements for center-based and home-based child care…
Kharofa Roohi Y., Kalkwarf Heidi J., Khoury Jane C., Copeland Kristen A., February, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Mealtime best practices for obesity prevention in child care have been developed from experimental studies and expert opinion. Our objective was to describe adherence to best practices in child care centers and to evaluate the…
Lorentson Mhora, Honigfeld Lisa, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
This second IMPACT focuses on the implementation of developmental screening across early childhood settings and provides a deeper understanding of the views and experiences of ECE providers and the families they serve. CHDI engaged Mhora Lorentson…
Tandon Pooja S., Garrison Michelle Marian, Christakis Dimitri Alexander, July/August 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of physical activity, space, and beverage provision related to obesity prevention among a group of home- and center-based child care programs and in comparison to select elements of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Self-Assessment…
Kranz Ashley M., Rozier R. Gary, Zeldin Leslie P., Preisser John S., Spring 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A survey of teacher knowledge, values, classroom activities, and parent communication related to children's oral and dental health in the Early Head Start programs of North Carolina
Gupta Ruchi S., Shuman Steve, Taveras Elsie M., Kulldorff Martin, Finkelstein Jonathan A., 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study exploring the attitudes toward, barriers to, and strategies for incorporating health promotion activities in child care settings, using surveys of directors, health consultants, and parents from licensed child care centers in Boston