Early Childhood Organizations


NATIONAL   


Center for the Developing Child 

(www.developingchild.harvard.edu)


Grow America Stronger (www.growamericastronger.org)


National Association for the Education of Young Children 

(www. naeyc.org)


National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (www.naccra.org)

National Institute for Early Childhood Research
(www. nieer.org)

National Women's Law Center (www.nwlc.org)

Ready Nation (www.readynation.org)

Zero To Three(www.zerotothree.org)


NORTH CAROLINA

Child Care Services Association (www.childcareservices.org)

Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (www.fpg.unc.edu)

NC Division of Child Development and Early Education
(www.ncchildcare.net)

NC Association for the Education of Young Children (www.ncaeyc.org)

NC Child (www.ncchild.org)

NC Child Care Resource and Referral Council
(www.childcarerrnc.org)

NC Early Childhood Association (www.ncearlychildhoodassoc.com)

NC Early Childhood Foundation
(www.ncearlychildhoodfoundation.org)

NC Head Start Association (www.headstartnc.org)

NC Institute for Child Development Professionals (www.ncicdp.org)



NC Partnership for Children (www,smartstart.org)










Early Childhood Reports 


NATIONAL

The Science of Early Childhood Development: Closing the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do,
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University (2007). 


Building a Science-Based Framework for Early Childhood Policy, Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University (2007).


The State of Preschool 2012, National Institute for Early Education Research 



NORTH CAROLINA


Strengthening North Carolina Businesses though Investments in Early Care and Education, America’s Edge, (November 2012) 


The Economic Impactof Investments in Early Care and Education in North Carolina, Insight Center forCommunity Economic Development, 


Sustainability of State Pre-k Program Effects on Children's Outcomes in Pre-k and Kindergarten, Peisner-Feinberg, E. S., & Schaaf, J. M.May, (2010)

From  Birth to School: Early Childhood Initiatives and Third Grade Outcomes, Helen Ladd, Clara Muschk, and Kenneth Dodge, (February 2012), 


Effects of the North Carolina More at Four Pre-kindergarten Program on Children's School Readiness Skills: Summary of Key Findings, Ellen S. Peisner-Feinberg & Jennifer M. Schaaf (2011)