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Early childhood

Infant and caretaker parent together.

Getting It Right for Our Babies, Now in Spanish

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

Early childhoodHealth & safetyResource

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Engaging Culturally Diverse Families in Preschool Education

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

ConferenceEarly childhoodFamily engagementServices

J. Ronald Lally

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

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

AwardsEarly childhoodHealth & safety

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Pre-K Mathematics Training Workshops: Register Today!

WestEd's Early Mathematics Training Network will provide one-day workshops to select Region 9 Head Start programs.

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WestEd Published Articles

Recognizing Postmodern Intersectional Identities in Leadership for Early Childhood

WestEd's Julie Nicholson re-examines the leadership concepts in the field of early childhood education.

Early childhoodLeadershipTeachers and leaders

WestEd Published Articles

How Trauma Can Create Barriers to Students Engagement, Need for Trauma-Sensitive Schools

The need for trauma-sensitive schools is driven by barriers created by a student's past experiences.

Early childhoodResearch and evaluationResourceTeachers and leaders

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Register for 2018 Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) Trainer Institute

Deepen your understanding of early childhood care and education. Register by October 6 for January 2018 PITC institute.

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Top 10 Downloads

Public School State Snapshot Most Popular Download

Visit our top 10 downloads page for the latest popular resources to help all learners succeed.

AssessmentCollege & careerEarly childhoodEnglish learnersFamily engagementHealth & safetyJusticeLiteracyMathematicsResearch and evaluationResourceSchool climateSchools and districtsSpecial educationStandardsSTEMTeachers and leaders

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Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) Trainer Institute: Register by September 20

Deepen your understanding of early childhood development and learning.

Early childhoodEventProfessional development

WestEd Top Ten Bestsellers

Education Leadership Standards Resource Tops WestEd Best Sellers

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

AssessmentCollege & careerEarly childhoodEnglish learnersFamily engagementHealth & safetyJusticeLiteracyMathematicsResearch and evaluationResourceSchool climateSchools and districtsSpecial educationStandardsSTEMTeachers and leaders