Early childhood

Continuous Improvement Ranks High in WestEd's Top 10 Downloads

Top 10 Downloads

Visit our top downloads page for free resources designed to help all learners succeed. Read More

Trauma-Informed Practices in Early Childhood Education: A New WestEd Service

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Promote trauma-sensitive programs and services for young children impacted by trauma and toxic stress. Read More

Julie Nicholson Publishes Findings in Teacher Education Quarterly

Julie Nicholson

Are credential preparation programs changing in response to California's newest grade, transitional kindergarten? Read More

English Language Learners Resource Tops WestEd's Best Sellers

WestEd Top Ten Bestsellers

Check out this month's top 10 best sellers from WestEd — all focused on helping learners succeed. Read More

WestEd's Julie Nicholson Publishes Findings in Early Child Development and Care

Julie Nicholson

The study evaluated literature on leadership in early childhood with an eye toward equity and social justice.Read More

Join WestEd at AERA 2018

AERA 2018 Annual Meeting

WestEd staff will be involved in more than 20 sessions, chairing, presenting, or serving as discussant.Read More

Program for Infant/Toddler Care Trainer Institute: Register Today!

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Learn how to improve the quality of care for infants and toddlers in your programs, communities, and state, as well as adult learning and teaching strategies. Read More

Getting It Right for Our Babies, Now in Spanish

Infant and caretaker parent together.

Learn about the challenges facing families and infant/toddler teachers through the story of baby Eva.Read More

Engaging Culturally Diverse Families in Preschool Education

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WestEd staff will present on efforts to nurture parents’ critical role in the education of their preschool children.Read More

WestEd's Ron Lally Recognized as a Doyen in Early Care and Education

J. Ronald Lally

Lally co-directs WestEd's Center for Child & Family Studies and Program for Infant/Toddler Care. Read More