State, district, and early childhood program leaders: Learn how to make informed decisions about how to prepare young children for school.

Collecting and analyzing valid and reliable information allows educators and leaders to address the developmental needs of children and identify resources for closing the achievement gap. High-quality instruments and assessment systems are integral to the ongoing improvement of early childhood education programs.

Trained early childhood assessment and content specialists with WestEd’s Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services program will collaborate with you to understand specific contexts and needs and will customize resources and services accordingly.

Visit the Next-Generation Assessment: Early Childhood page to learn more about this WestEd service.