Early Learning Agencies/Organizations
California Resource and Referral Network
The California Resource and Referral Network provides extensive information on child care resources, effective child care, research, interventions, training and data on services in California.
Child Development Division (CA Dept of Ed)
The Child Development Division of the California Department of Education (CDE) has resources available for early learning initiatives. The site provides information on child development programs, the education code, early learning foundations, resources, publications and agencies in the childcare community.
Children's Museum of Manhattan
The Children’s Museum of Manhattan has created magical interactive, fun experiences called PlayWorks designed for families with children up to four years of age. It’s intent is to support literacy development.
The Families and Work Institute
The Families and Work Institute conducts research and presents findings on the changing family, community and workforce.
The Hanen Centre
The Hanen Centre designed training programs and publishes research-based materials and publications for professionals working with child care providers and parents of infants and young children. Parent and caregiver materials are produced in multiple languages.
The Harvard Family Research Project
This is the website of the Harvard Family Research Project that develops strategies to promote the well-being and social success of children and families.
The Head Start website has curricula designed to enhance the skills of library and education staff in collaborating with families to support children's development.
Kids Count website is part of the Annie E. Casey Foundation and provides annual reports and supporting data on the status of families and children nationally as well as by state.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children website has good information and resources on young children and learning, parenting and much more.
National Center for Family Literacy
National Center for Family Literacy website has research data, information and resources on family literacy topics.