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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…
Fan Xumei, Linder Sandra M., D'Amico Leigh Kale, White Kelley Mayer, Pawloski Tammy, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The impact of children’s health, wellbeing, and family environment on their learning and development is evident. Identifying the needs of children and their families is the first step to effectively developing and implementing programs that…

Ritchie Lorrene D., Keeton Victoria, Lee Danielle Louhrine, Gurzo Klara, Vitale Elyse Homel, Au Lauren, Alkon Abbey, January 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The study evaluated an educational intervention with family child care home (FCCH) providers to implement nutrition standards. A convenience sample of licensed California FCCH providers (n=30) attended a 2-hour, in-person group training in…

Douglass Anne L., Chickerella Rachel, Maroney Meredith R., April-June 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

An extraordinary number of young children are exposed to trauma that impacts their development and well-being. Early care and education (ECE) programs are uniquely positioned to support children exposed to trauma yet may lack access to resources…

Lux Christine J., Stephens Lacy, March, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
To help expand children's repertoire of healthy foods while fostering many other aspects of their learning, early childhood teachers are looking to farm to early care and education—an initiative that is part of the National Farm to School Network—to…
Bailey Ann E., Reese Meredith H. T., January, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of the HSCP evaluation is to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of the Health and Safety coaches and the providers who received coaching. The data are intended to inform the development and implementation of the HSCP,…
Bailey Ann E., Reese Meredith H. T., January, 2020
Executive Summary
Now in its third year of funding, the Health and Safety Coaching Project (HSCP) continues to support child care providers throughout Minnesota with improving their health and safety practices. The intent of the HSCP is to develop a high-quality…
North Carolina. Department of Health and Human Services, 23 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet outlines three changes to procedures for North Carolina child care settings in response to the COVID-19 outbreak First, it directs child care sites to retrieve and post newly updated health guidance. Next, it instructs child care…
SchoolHouse Connection, 13 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides strategies in terms of safety, services, and learning for homeless children and youth during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.), 26 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet provides K-12 and child care program administrative guidance toward planning for and responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
North Carolina. Department of Health and Human Services, 25 March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet updates a previously released guidance document and addresses emergency child care operations and financial assistance for child care facilities and critical workers in North Carolina.
University of California, Berkeley. Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, 07 April, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This statement addresses issues related to the provision of emergency child care during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including arguments against Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and recommendations.
Redmon Jennifer Hoponick, Levine Keith E., Aceituno Anna M., Litzenberger Kristin, Gibson Jacqueline MacDonald, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Drinking water is a lingering hazard in the effort to eliminate childhood exposure to lead (Pb), a neurotoxin that affects cognitive and behavioral development. This study characterized Pb in municipal drinking water at North Carolina,…