Early Childhood Professional
Early Childhood Standards
The purpose of the Utah Early Childhood Core Standards is to help public preschools make informed decisions regarding curriculum in order to prepare children for kindergarten. The standards may also serve as an optional resource for families and other educators in the community.
UEN’s Early Childhood Critical Issues Series
This community collaboration aims to provide Utah audiences a multi-platform opportunity to understand community issues around early childhood education across the state.
Courses for teachers to assist teaching with technology effectively in the classroom.
Utah Professional Development Program for the State Licenced Early Childhood Educator.
PEEP offers professional development for preschool educators on many different topics.
Resources for childcare providers from networking and licensing to professional development.
Project Learning Tree (PLT) is an award winning, multi-disciplinary environmental education curriculum program geared for non-formal and preK-12 educators.
Early childhood professionals from Utah and surrounding areas gather every year to explore new ideas for creating communities where every child's potential is realized.
An article that touches on singing and playing, as well as reading and talking, to develop language skills for babies and toddlers.
Explore what happening with early childhood research across the country and even across the globe!
High quality research in child care and early education and the use of that research in policy making.
a public education and advocacy campaign that advances high-quality, voluntary pre-kindergarten for all three and four year olds.
Improve Student Performance for Early Childhood
ECRP is a bilingual Internet journal on the development, care, and education of young children.
A national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
iPad initiative show modest increases in literacy test scores.
Current News Topics
When enrolling a child in preschool, there are multiple factors to consider to ensure the best early learning experience possible.
News about pre-school education, including commentary and archival articles published in The New York Times.
Research-based AAP guidelines that promote positive media use and discourage potentially harmful use.
Knowing the developmental milestones children go through makes parenting easier. Knowing is as easy as doing a free developmental screening.
Complete the ASQ online or on paper and a Help Me Grow team member will contact you with the results, help answer your questions, and connect you to community resources.
The official blog of the National Institute for Early Education looks at today’s preschool issues in the context of research, policy implications, and practice.
Head Start teacher Denise Nelson blogs about using the Peep Explorer's Guide with her students in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Teach Preschool promotes excellence in early childhood education professional development and practice.
On Learning And Teaching With Preschoolers goal is to spark the interest and nurture the minds of children, parents, and teachers.
National Science Teachers Association discusses science, technology, engineering, and math-(STEM) for Preschool children.
An Early learning blog with ideas for early learning activites and lessons.
An Early Learning blog focused on Dual Langauge Learning.
An education blog that includes earling learning tips and ideas and lessons.
U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services
The ECLKC is offered by the Administration for Children and Families, Office of Head Start.
The latest information on what has worked well and can be replicated in other Head Start Programs.
Articles, tip sheets and other resources professionals and families can use to meet the needs of diverse populations and promote dual language learning.
An organization, linking Head Start programs in Utah. Resources available from members, consisting of a parent, friend, director, and staff from each agency.