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  • What's new on Early Childhood Connector this October?

    We are excited to announce our first set of community improvements including new branding, an improved "Get Started" and "Help Center" experience, and updates to the registration area to make it easier to join the community. Follow this blog to stay updated on what's coming next.
    • 21 Sep 2020
  • Member Spotlight: Kresta Horn

    Check out our community member, Kresta Horn, an Arizona-based child care center director who opens up to share strategies for supporting her staff during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as her hopes for renewed investment and cross-sector collaboration for early childhood as an outcome of the pandemic.
    • 29 Jul 2020
  • Addressing Trauma of COVID-19 through Home Visiting

    Home visiting programs play a huge role in mitigating trauma’s impact. During COVID-19, home visitors are playing a critical role in ensuring children and families continue to be reached. Check out this post to learn more about trauma-informed practices in the field and implications for practice.
    • 14 May 2020
  • Strategies to Talk to Young Children about COVID-19

    We are excited to share a fantastic resource developed by Dr. Shu-Chen Jenny Yen to aid caregivers in supporting children to cope with the complex and emotional challenges brought on by COVID-19. "Something Strange Happened in My City" is available in multiple languages and provides a window into developmentally appropriate framing of how to talk to children about pandemic.
    • 4 May 2020
  • Share the Early Childhood Connector with your Networks!

    Spread the Word About the Early Childhood Connector with these Social Sharing Templates Help us spread the word about the Early Childhood Connector through email and social media! Below we’ve provided sample email langu...
    • 23 Apr 2020
  • A Case for Investing in Early Childhood Education

    The pandemic has further stressed the need for investments in early childhood education and for elevating the leadership and voices of the educators themselves and to keep equity and diversity issues front and center. Read more about the critical conversations needed to advance our collective work.
    • 14 Apr 2020
  • Texas Early Childhood Leaders Take Action

    In Texas, early care and education (ECE) and public health leaders are joining forces to meet the child care needs of their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more about some of the strategies that champions for positive early childhood experiences are testing in Texas.
    • 3 Apr 2020
  • Gathering in a Time of Crisis - A Note for Our Community

    In times of crisis, we are stronger together. Read more about the decision to open the Early Childhood Connector community months ahead of schedule in response to COVID-19.
    • 20 Mar 2020