Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada The Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada (CCAAC) is dedicated to promoting a publicly funded, inclusive, quality, non-profit child care system. Our organization is non-profit, membership-based and regionally representative.
Childcare Resources Childcare Resources local child care daycare resources in helping parents find child care daycare in the Garland, Richardson, Plano, Murphy, Rowlett, Rockwall, Sachse, Wylie, Mesquite, Plano, Allen, Frisco, Mclinney, Little Elm Mesquite, and Dallas Texas areas.
Coodal Portal Website with Classifieds, Realestate, and tourism We promote the online activities in almost all countries.
Early Childhood Education & Child Care CDF fully understands the need for consistent, quality education throughout a child's life, including the need for a child to grow and learn during the summer months and after the traditional school day ends. CDF continues its work today to support programs and policies that will ensure every child a Head Start in life.
Welcome to Child Care WORKS! To achieve and sustain affordable, high-quality child care options for the families and communities of Minnesota.
Writers in the Schools (WITS) Writers in the Schools (WITS) engages children in the pleasure and power of reading and writing. WITS writers work in year-long programs in over 350 classrooms in the Houston, TX area in order to help students develop their creative and analytical thinking skills. Although our focus is on at-risk inner city students, we also offer workshops in art museums, hospitals, community centers, private schools, and juvenile detention centers. We are involved in national initiatives, such as mentoring similar writers-in-schools programs, serving as a model for multidisciplinary arts educators, and designing curricula for use in schools. Our writers also lead in-services and writing workshops for teachers.
Zero to Three ZERO TO THREE is a national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
About Charter Schools TRIBUTE to the teachers, parents and community leaders who have shed the proverbial blood, sweat and tears to build each and every of the nation's 1700 charter schools from the ground up -- delivering their mission and fostering real accountability.
ACEI Association of Childhood Education International The Mission of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI) is to promote and support in the global community the optimal education and development of children, from birth through early adolescence, and to influence the professional growth of educators and the efforts of others who are committed to the needs of children in a changing society.
BookEnds BookEnds is a grassroots nonprofit organization that collects books for schools and youth organizations that either do not have an operating library or have a library so depleted that it cannot adequately provide all of its students with books to read.
California Child Care and Referral Network The California Child Care Resource and Referral Network (Network) is the oldest, most well-established system of child care Resource and Referral (R&R) agencies in the United States. The Network combines practical knowledge at the local level with extensive experience in working on state and national child care policy.
Canada - Childcare Resource and Research Unit The Childcare Resource and Research Unit focuses on early childhood care and education research and policy. Its mandate is to advance the idea of a publicly-funded, universally accessible, comprehensive, high quality, not-for-profit system of early childhood care and education in Canada.
Center for Civic Education The Center for Civic Education is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational corporation dedicated to fostering the development of informed, responsible participation in civic life by citizens committed to values and principles fundamental to American constitutional democracy.
Center for the Improvement of Child Caring The Center for the Improvement of Child Caring was established in 1974 and has grown to become one of America's largest and most influential parenting and parent education organizations.
Central Regional Educational Laboratory McREL's Mission Statement: Making a Difference in the Quality of Education and Learning for All through Excellence in Applied Research, Product Development, and Service.
Change For Kids Change for Kids is a not-for profit organization dedicated to improving children's education in New York City's most under-funded public schools.
Charter Friends National Network Charter Friends National Network: Works to support strong laws, state-level charter activity, and state-level organizations that work directly with charter schools.
Childcare Consultants Child Care Consultants, Inc. (CCC) is a non-profit child care resource and referral agency serving parents, providers, employers, and the community in central Pennsylvania.
Child Care in Practice Child Care in Practice. We have developed this site with the ambition of providing an information resource not only about this unique publication but also to pass on and share information between all disciplines involved in the provision of children's services.
Child Care Resource Service Child Care Resource Service is part of the Illinois network of child care resource and referral agencies. CCRS serves Champaign, Douglas, Iroquois, Macon, Piatt, and Vermilion counties in the state of Illinois.
Children in Scotland Children in Scotland is the national agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.
Children's Education Trust - Canada Education Savings Plans - Let us build a better society through the education of our children - A Group Registered Education Savings RESP Plan registered in Canada and qualify for CESG Canada Education Savings Grant.
Childrens Resources International Provides curriculum guides, activity books, training and technical assistance, and college courses for teachers, administrators, caregivers and parents to support quality teaching practices around the world.
Children's Scholarship Fund Children's Scholarship Fund: CSF was created to expand educational opportunity for low-income families. By awarding up to 75% of a child's private or parochial school tuition, CSF gives disadvantaged families more choice in their child's education.
Children Toy Foundation Children Toy Foundation (CTF) is a Mumbai-based NGO and aims to educate children beyond reading and writing, to acquire real skills, a sense of pride, to develop a positive attitude and to learn while having fun.
ChildServ ChildServ is a non-profit organization that helps children and their families build better lives.
Christian Educators Association International CEAI, founded in 1953, became the first national organization of professional Christian educators serving in public, private and charter schools. CEAI is a leader in promoting the rights of religious persons in public education.
Christian Home Educators Association of California The mission of the Christian Home Educators Association of California is to advance the Kingdom of Jesus Christ by promoting private Christian home education as an outstanding educational opportunity; providing information, training and support to the homeschool community; and protecting the God-given right of parents to direct the education and training of their children, to the glory of God.
Coleman Advocates.org Organization that spearheaded passage of San Francisco's Children's Amendment, guaranteeing a percentage of the city's budget for children's services; provides funding for advocacy on local children's issues as well as information on starting local child advocacy organizations and initiatives.
Common Sense about Kids and Guns Common Sense about Kids and Guns is a non-profit group of owners and non-owners of guns committed to working together to protect America's children from gun deaths and injuries.
Constitutional Rights Foundation Constitutional Rights Foundation seeks to instill in our nation's youth a deeper understanding of citizenship through values expressed in our Constitution and its Bill of Rights, and educate them to become active and responsible participants in our society.
Cooperative Educational Service Agency CESA #1 is dedicated to the education of over 250,000 children in Southeastern Wisconsin and to the educational organizations serving them. Our purpose is to provide an interactive network of services that promote equalized educational opportunities, cost effectiveness, and quality education.
Core Knowledge Foundation Core Knowledge Foundation: A non-profit organization founded in 1986 dedicated to excellence and fairness in early education. Offers the Core Knowledge Sequence, a consensus-based model of specific content guidelines that can provide a solid, coherent foundation of learning for students in the elementary and middle grades.
Council of the Great City Schools An organization of the nation's largest urban public school systems, advocating K-12 education in inner-city schools, and governed by superintendents and board of education members from 58 cities across the country.
Daycare Trust UK Daycare Trust is the national childcare charity. We have been working since 1980 to promote high quality affordable childcare for all. We know how important it is to make the right childcare decision for your child and we hope this website will help you find out more about childcare. Our childcare hotline provides information on daycare policies.
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Department of Education/Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs Congress passed the Bilingual Education Act in 1968 in recognition of the growing number of linguistically and culturally diverse children enrolled in schools who, because of their limited English proficiency, were not receiving an education equal to their English-proficient peers. The purpose of this Act was, and continues to be, aligned with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 which the Department interprets as follows.
Early Head Start National Resource Center The Early Head Start National Resource Center (EHS NRC) was created in 1995 by the Head Start Bureau (HSB), Administration for Children and Families (ACYF) and is currently operated by ZERO TO THREE, Washington, DC, in collaboration with WestEd of Sausilito, CA.
East Palo Alto Kids Foundation EPAK provides direct cash grants to teachers for a variety of projects, such as books, field trips and supplemental materials.
EdSource Online Clear and comprehensive information about K-12 public education in California.
Education Alliance The Education Alliance was the first statewide organization of its kind in the nation -- and the first organization in America to link at least one business partner with every public school in a state.
Education Commission of the States The Education Commission of the States (ECS) is a national, nonprofit organization that helps governors, legislators, state education officials and others identify, develop and implement policies to improve student learning at all levels.
Education Development Center At EDC, we are committed to education that builds knowledge and skill, makes possible a deeper understanding of the world, and engages learners as active, problem-solving participants. We believe that authentic education begins with questions: a teacher wanting to know a new way to solve a mathematics problem; a doctor wondering how to ease the transition for the family of a dying patient; a teenager wanting to know why school matters in life and career; a principal searching for better ways to meet the needs of students with disabilities; a mother considering whether to breastfeed.
Education Otherwise Education Otherwise is a UK-based membership organisation which provides support and information for families whose children are being educated outside school, and for those who wish to uphold the freedom of families to take proper responsibility for the education of their children.
Family Service Canada Family Service Canada is a not-for-profit, national voluntary organization representing the concerns of families and family serving agencies across Canada.
First Call First Call is a coalition of over 50 provincial organizations and hundreds of community groups and individuals who promote legislation, policy and practice that will enable children and youth to achieve their full potential and to participate in making a better world. We believe that children and youth need first call on society's resources.
Firsth and Foundation First Hand is a philanthropic, nonprofit foundation established by the associates of Cerner Corporation. First Hand helps the families of children with health problems address the financial aspects of their child's healthcare.
FloridaChild FloridaChild wants more Florida families to have the opportunity to decide how their children will be educated, from their earliest years to when they are on their own.
Floridians for School Choice Floridians for School Choice; a non-profit corporation that fights to give all Florida families the opportunity to choose their child's school.
Foundations-Inc.org FOUNDATIONS is committed to building a brighter future for children, families and communities by creating, improving and supporting quality educational opportunities..
Global SchoolNet Foundation Today the Global SchoolNet Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, is a major contributor to the philosophy, design, culture, and content of educational networking on the Internet and in the classroom. GSN has had an incredible impact on networking in the K12 community.
Good Beginnings Australia Good Beginnings aims to create a caring environment with families, communities, service agencies and governments working together so that all children can have a good beginning.
Helpushelp.org The Oracle Help Us Help Foundation is a nonprofit organization that assists K-12 public schools and youth organizations in economically challenged communities through grants of computer equipment and software.
Idaho Head Start Association Head Start provides services for 3500 children in Idaho. The program is noted for its individualized approach to quality child development. Socialization, health screening, and dental and nutritional care are also key components of the program.
iEARN iEARN is a non-profit that enables young people to use the Internet and other new technologies to engage in collaborative educational projects that both enhance learning and make a difference in the world.
Kids Consortium KIDS Consortium is a nationally recognized leader in the rapidly expanding service-learning movement, which promotes learning through community involvement as a way to strengthen students, schools and communities.
Kiwanis International Founded in 1915, Kiwanis International is a thriving organization of service- and community-minded individuals who support children and young adults around the world. More than 600,000 Kiwanis-family members in more than 70 countries make their mark by responding to the needs of their communities and pooling their resources to address worldwide issues.
Learning First Alliance The Learning First Alliance is a permanent partnership of 12 leading educational associations that have come together to improve student learning in America's public elementary and secondary schools.
Learning through Landscapes Learning through Landscapes has helped schools across the UK to bring lasting improvements to the environmental quality and educational use of their grounds.
Leighton Buzzard Childminding Association The Leighton Buzzard Childminding Association or LBCMA for short is the support group for those working as registered childminders in Leighton Buzzard and the surrounding area.
London Play London Play is a London-wide voluntary organisation set up in 1998 to support and co-ordinate out-of-school play services for children across London.
Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium The Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium is a non-profit educational organization whose mission is to assist school systems and other educational organizations to create learning environments free of race, gender, class, ethnic and culture biases so that students of all backgrounds will have equal opportunities to succeed
Naples Alliance for Children Naples Alliance for Children's purpose is to improve the quality of life for Collier County's children and youth.
National Association of Early Childhood Techer Educators NAECTE began in 1977 when a group of 200 early childhood professors met at the annual NAEYC (National Association for the Education of Young Children) Conference to discuss common issues. The lively discussion resulted in a decision to explore becoming an organization. The group met at the next annual NAEYC Conference the group met and approved the name Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators. Officers elected were a chairperson, secretary, treasurer, and six regional representatives. In 1980, "National" was added to the organization's title. From the outset, each annual meeting included provision for a program with discussion of issues in early childhood teacher education. Annual programs have been full days since 1981. During that same year, the Governing Board was expanded to include 10 regional representatives, using the U.S. Government Designations for Regions. In 1983, NAECTE initiated affiliate groups and in 1986, student memberships were recognized.
National Association of State Boards of Education The National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) is a non-profit, private association with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status that represents state and territorial boards of education. Our principal objectives include strengthening state leadership in educational policymaking; promoting excellence in the education of all students; advocating equality of access to educational opportunity; and assuring continued citizen support for public education.
National Child Care Information Center The National Child Care Information Center (NCCIC) has been established to complement, enhance and promote child care linkages and to serve as a mechanism for supporting quality, comprehensive services for children and families.
National Children's Center The National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments.
National Coalition for Campus Childrens Centers The National Coalition for Campus Children's Centers (NCCCC) is a nonprofit educational membership organization. NCCCC supports research and activities affecting college and university early childhood education and service settings, family and work issues, and the field of early childhood education in general.
National Coalition of Girls' Schools We invite you to explore the many options available in an all-girls educational setting. Like the students who attend them, girls' schools are diverse and accessible. This Web site offers a number of valuable resources for girls, their parents and educators including: recommended reading, and a list of publications about what works for girls, including a free directory of girls' schools nationwide.
National Education Association NEA is America's oldest and largest organization committed to advancing the cause of public education. Founded in 1857 in Philadelphia and now headquartered in Washington, D.C., NEA proudly claims over 2.3 million members who work at every level of education, from pre-school to university graduate programs. NEA has affiliates in every state as well as in over 13,000 local communities across the United States.
National Network for Childcare Increase and strengthen the quality of nonparental care environments using the expertise of Cooperative Extension's nationwide dissemination system; Make quality research, resources, and best practices available nationally for direct local access; Provide leadership to the nation's Cooperative Extension System in partnership with other organizations on child care issues.
National Right to Read Foundation The Mission of The National Right to Read Foundation (NRRF) is to Return to the Schools of America, Reading Instruction which follows Scientifically Based Reading Research. This site is designed to provide assistance for those engaged in this effort.
National School Boards Association The National School Boards Foundation encourages and prepares local school board members to become catalysts for educational change and agents for systemic reform in the public schools so that all students will be prepared to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Its innovative projects are designed to help school boards meet today's challenges while strengthening the uniquely American tradition of local representative governance of the public schools.
National School Safety Center Serves as a catalyst and advocate for the prevention of school crime and violence by providing information and resources and identifying strategies and promising programs which support safe schools for school children worldwide.
New Horizons.org New Horizons for Learning presents articles and information on educational issues including restructuring schools, technology in the classroom, arts in education, integrative education, adolescence and special needs.
New Mexico Early Care Education and Family Support Here you can find information that supports child care professionals, parents and health educators. Our web site goal is to support parents and early care and educational professionals to network and access information, technical assistance and resources.
North Carolina Parenting Education Network The North Carolina Parenting Education Network (NCPEN) is working to build the field of parenting education in the state with a focus on partnerships between parents and child care providers, teachers, and parent educators.
Northeastern Regional Educational Laboratory The Northeast and Islands Regional Educational Laboratory At Brown University (LAB) is one in a network of ten regional laboratories that are funded by the Office of Educational Research and Improvement of the U. S. Department of Education. Our purpose is to promote school improvement through the collaboration of researchers with schools and their communities. The LAB serves Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents The Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents (OFTP) is a non-sectarian, non-profit, volunteer-managed group of people committed to providing information about Family and Community-Based Education to anyone desiring it.
On the Capitol Doorstep Provides information on California and federal legislation affecting young children with a focus on child care and development programs.
Parenting Forum Welcome to the Parenting Education & Support Forum web site.
Parents Association for Christian Enrichment Parents Association for Christian Enrichment (P.A.C.E.) of Miami is a non-profit, volunteer-based corporation, that provides a forum for conducting enrichment classes from a Christian worldview for all families that home educate their children, regardless of their race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or educational handicap in South Florida.
Parents League Of New York A non-profit organization of parents and independent schools offering all families with children, toddlers through teens, current information on education, entertainment and enrichment opportunities.
Parent to Parent of Georgia Provides support and information to parents who have a child with a disability or special health care need.
Partnership for Learning This Web site was designed to serve as a resource of quality information about education reform efforts in Washington state for educators, parents, business persons and community members.
Partners in School Innovation Partners in School Innovation is a school reform organization working to strengthen public schools in Bay Area low-income communities.
Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School The Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School (PAVCS) is an innovative public charter school, authorized by the Norristown Area School District, which serves students throughout Pennsylvania.
Philadelphia Education Fund The Philadelphia Education Fund, an independent non-profit organization, helps to improve the quality of public education for all children in the city of Philadelphia.
Playgroup Network Playgroup Network is a national educational charity which is committed to supporting its members with advice, news, training and insurance as well as access to other professional bodies in the field of early years care.
Prince George's Child Resource Center Prince George's Child Resource Center, Inc. (PGCRC) is a (501)(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to promote secure, quality child care and family support services for residents of Prince George's County, Maryland.
Public Education.org The mission of the Public Education Network (PEN) is to create systems of public education that result in high achievement for every child.
Public School Community Partnerships Children and schools gain a great deal when every part of a community comes together to support education. This is why we encourage the growing partnership efforts between our nation's public schools and families, community groups, faith-based communities and employers. In 1994, U.S. Secretary of Education Richard Riley began the Partnership for Family Involvement in Education (PFIE) with 40 organizations. Today, close to 6,000 groups and organizations are part of this dynamic and growing effort.
Riggs Institute The Riggs Institute is a non-profit literacy agency that offers practical help, through training and literacy materials, to teachers, parents and tutors to learn to teach the basic phonics, reading, spelling and writing skills students need.
Rural School and Community Trust We are a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to enlarging student learning and improving community life by strengthening relationships between rural schools and communities and engaging students in community-based public work.
School Development Program The School Development Program is committed to the total development of all children by creating learning environments that support children's physical, cognitive, psychological, language, social, and ethical development.
Smart Start Smart Start is a comprehensive public-private initiative to help all North Carolina children enter school healthy and ready to succeed. Smart Start programs and services provide children under age six, access to high-quality and affordable childcare, health care and other critical family services.
South Dakota Coalition for Children The South Dakota Coalition for Children seeks to insure that the needs of all South Dakota children are met including food, clothing, shelter, nuturing, education, health care and safety within the family and community.
Stuart Foundation The Stuart Foundation's overarching purpose is to help the children and youth of California and Washington states become responsible citizens. We help strengthen public systems and community supports that contribute to children's development.
Teach More Love More Teach More / Love More alerts parents to the stark consequences of failing to prepare our children - all our children - for school and success in life, but also offers solutions for overcoming the challenges that all parents face.
Technology and Young Children To lead discussions, share research and information and demonstrate best practices regarding technology so it can be used to benefit children aged birth through eight years. To lead discussions, share research and information and demonstrate best practices regarding technology so it can be used to benefit children aged birth through eight years.
The Children's Alliance of Kansas The Children's Alliance of Kansas is a non-profit association of child welfare agencies providing over 300 topics of training for foster/adoptive parents, residential childcare workers and supervisors and other professionals in the field. Online courses for CEU credit are also available.
The Coalition of Essential Schools The Coalition of Essential Schools, an association of schools committed to reform. Some differences from mainstream schools: Smaller classroom sizes. Students are to be active learners rather than passive recipients of teacher lectures. Long-term, in-depth projects are preferred. Grouping is multi-aged and there is no tracking.Cooperative and collaborative learning is emphasized. Students are assessed on the basis of a portfolio of their work. Thinking, evaluation and synthesis is favored over memorization.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children "The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) exists for the purpose of leading and consolidating the efforts of individuals and groups working to achieve healthy development and constructive education for all young children."
The Schott Center The Schott Foundation's mission is to develop and strengthen the movement for equity in education and child care. The Foundation funds initiatives aimed at improving public policy and educational and advocacy organizations.
The Sparrow Lake Alliance The Sparrow Lake Alliance will be of interest to professionals working with children, and to parents, students, researchers, policy makers and others interested in the well-being of children.
The Textbook League The Textbook League: California watchdog group that provides independent, expert appraisals of textbooks that publishers are currently selling to schools.
The WonderWise Parent The WonderWise Parent is designed for parents, grandparents, foster parents, stepparents, caregivers, teachers, and parent educators.
Tolerance.org The mission of Tolerance.org is to create a national community committed to human rights. Its goal is to awaken people of all ages to the problem of hate and intolerance, to equip them with the best tolerance ideas and to prompt them to act in their homes, schools and communities.
U.S. Department of Education Thousands of educators, policy makers, parents, students, researchers, and other citizens with a stake in education visit the U.S. Department of Education site each week. The following pages are among our most popular.
Walk to School USA Walk to School Day is about children, adults and community leaders walking to school together to recognize the benefits of walking and the need to create communities that are safe places to walk.
Wisconsin - Community Coordinated Child Care The mission of Community Coordinated Child Care is to advocate for the well-being of children in child care and to assist their parents, and the providers who care for their children, in creating quality child care.
Wondertree Foundation Our new paradigm of learning is a comprehensive science and art of respect, of self-design and global ecology, and a fundamental acknowledgment of every individual's ability and their right to fulfillment.
YMCA Childcare Resource Service The mission of CRS is to provide leadership for the enhancement of the quality of life of children and families. Our mission is met through: Assisting families in finding quality child care Educating parents as consumers of child care services Assisting income eligible families with child care costs Advocating for families and children at the local, state and national level Collecting local child care supply and demand data and applying this data to building child care capacity Assisting families of children with developmental disabilities with respite care Providing child development resources, training and enrichment to child care providers
Youth Learn The YouthLearn Initiative offers youth development professionals and educators comprehensive services and resources for using technology to create exciting learning environments.
Zink The Zebra Zink The Zebra's mission is to provide education modules or programs that teach children life skills of understanding respect, compassion and acceptance of others with perceived differences, such as cancer.