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Early Childhood Education

Resources on early childhood education

Evaluating Websites


Evaluating websites is a crucial skill for scholarly work. The quality of websites varies widely.



Early Learning Research

Bank Street College: Occasional Paper Series:

Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE): University of CA, Berkeley :

Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University:

Child Care and Early Education: Research Connections :

The Early Learning Network at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln:

Erikson Institute: Research and Community Initiatives:

The Heckman Equation:

Institute of Education Sciences (IES) // National Center for Early Development and Learning (NCER):

National Academies Press (NAP):

National Center for Children and Families: Teachers College, Columbia University (NCCF):

National Center for Early Development and Learning (NCEDL), University of North Carolina:

National Center for Research on Early Childhood Education (NCRECE), University of Virginia:

National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER):

Saul Zaentz Early Education Initiative (Harvard University):

Voices of Practitioners (NAEYC Journal for Teacher Action Research in ECE):

Public Poilcy

Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)

Foundation for Child Development:

RAND Child Policy Research (Preschool Children):

New America:


Hawaii and Pacific

Center on the Family:

Early Childhood Action Strategy: Hawaii:

Executive Office of Early Learning (EOEL):


Hawaii Children’s Action Network:

Hawaii Department of Education (Early Childhood):

Hawaii Educational Research Association:

Kamehameha Schools: Strategic Planning and Implementation Group:

Learning to Grow:

Native Hawaiian Education Council:

P-20: P-3 page:

Regional Education Laboratory for the Pacific (REL):

State of Hawaii – Department of Health:

State of Hawaii – Department of Human Services:

University of Hawaii – Manoa: College of Education:

University of Hawaii – Manoa: Center for Research on Education, Diversity,  Excellence (CREDE):

HERA: Hawaii Educational Research Assoc. 

DXP Hawaii: Data Exchange:

The New Zealand Council for Educational Research (NZCER):

Te Wahanga(Maori arm of NZCER):

Child Development and Vulnerable Populations

Foundation for Child Development (FCD):

National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP), Columbia University:

U.S. Government Resources

Institute of Educational Sciences (ICS): Early Childhood Education:

National Governor’s Association: Education Division, (connected to ICS):

National Academies Press (NAP):

National Academy of Sciences:

National Conference of State Legislators - Education: Early Care and Education:

National Conference of State Legislators - Education: Early Learning and Support:

US Census Bureau - 

American Community Survey:,

American FactFinder:

US Department of Education- Early Learning:

US Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families: Office of Early Child Development:

Professional Organizations



Reconceptualization Early Childhood Education (RECE):

National Council on Family Relations (NCFR):

American Educational Research Association (AERA): SIGS

Critical Perspectives on Early Childhood Education group:

Early Education in Child Development Specialty group:

American Public Health Association:

Zero to Three: