Publications

The publications below are some documents the ECAC has created and some that the ECAC Members have found helpful.  

 

NYS Early Learning Framework

Core Body of Knowledge 

New York State Prekindergarten Foundation for the Common Core

New York State Early Learning Guidelines

Partners in Early Learning (A Companion Piece to the Early Learning Guidelines)

QualityStarsNY 

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice Briefs

Behavior - Creating a Positive Climate to Support Social and Emotional Learning in Prekindergarten through 3rd Grade: Supporting a Strong Foundation for the New York State Learning Standards

Leadership - Effective Leadership in Prekindergarten through 3rd Grade: Building a Strong Foundation for the New York State Learning Standards

Curricula - Comprehensive Curricula in Prekindergarten through 3rd Grade: Building a Strong Foundation for the New York State Learning Standards 

Environments - Effective Environments in Prekindergarten through 3rd Grade: Building a Strong Foundation for the New York State Learning Standards

Interaction - Responsive Interactions and Instruction in Prekindergarten through 3rd Grade: Building a Strong Foundation for the New York State Learning Standards

Assessment - Effective Use of Appropriate Assessments in Prekindergarten through 3rd Grade: Building a Strong Foundation for the New York State Learning Standards 

Family Engagement - Engaging Families in Prekindergarten through 3rd Grade: Building a Strong Foundation for the New York State Learning Standards

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Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC)

Early Childhood Advisory Council Vision, Mission, and Guiding Principles

Early Childhood Advisory Council Strategic Plan

Early Childhood Advisory Council's Contribution to Education Solutions

Early Childhood Advisory Council Structure

 

Coordinated and Responsive Systems 

  • Data

Building an Early Childhood Education Data System

Early Childhood Advisory Council Data Development Work Group Additional Data  Elements Needed

Early Childhood Advisory Council Data Development Work Group Early Childhood Education

Data Elements Analysis

Putting Pieces Together New York Early Learning Program Data Systems

Using Data to Build Comprehensive Systems for Infants and Families

  •  Finance

A Framework for Public Finance of New York's Early Childhood System

Blending & Braiding to Support Early Childhood Home Visiting in New York

Building Early Childhood Social Impact Enterprises and A National Network (PowerPoint)

Cradle To Career: Return On Investment                

Early Care and Education Compensation and Policy Options for Louisiana              

Early Childhood Education "Pay for Success Financing Strategies in New York State"  (PowerPoint)

Early Childhood Guide to Blending & Braiding in New York 

Early Childhood Guide to Blending & Braiding in New York (PPT)

Early Childhood "Pay-For-Success" Social Impact Finance: A PKSE Bond Example to Increase School Readiness and Reduce Special Education Costs

Financing Strategy Forum I:  Gathering Financing Strategies Information

Financing Strategy Forum II:  Braiding and Blending Funds Training

Introduction to Blending & Braiding (PowerPoint)

Iron Triangle: A Simple Formula for Financial Policy in Early Childhood Education Programs                

Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting in New York: Funding Options and Opportunities

Medicaid Redesign and Waiver (PowerPoint)

Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) Waiver Amendment: Achieving the Triple Aim (2012)

Modeling the Costs and Benefits of Early Childhood Programs in New York (PowerPoint)

New York State Fiscal Analysis Model for Early Childhood Services Description

 

Putting it Together: A Guide to Financing Comprehensive Services in Child Care and Early

Tax Credit for Early Child Care and Education: Funding Strategy in a New Economy                

Using Pay for Success Strategies to Increase School Readiness in New York State

 

 Early Learning

  • Cradle to Career

Brain Science 

Quality

Readiness       

Return On Investment                

  • Professional Development

Core Body of Knowledge New York State’s Core Competencies for Early Childhood Education 2013

Early Learning Alignment Crosswalk 2016

Early Learning Guidelines

Partners in Early Learning:  A Companion Piece to the Early Learning Guidelines (Order form)

Partners in Early Learning:  A Companion Piece to the Early Learning Guidelines (Spanish) (Order form)

Prekindergarten Foundation for the Common Core

  • Quality Improvement

Cradle To Career: Quality              

QUALITYstarsNY: A Guide for Parents and Families Choosing a Quality Early Care and Education Program

QUALITYstarsNY Brochure

QUALITYstarsNY Field Test Evaluation Report

QUALITYstarsNY Field Test Evaluation Report Executive Summary

QUALITYstarsNY Standards for Center/School Based Early Learning and Development Programs

The QUALITYstarsNY Assessment Report

 

 Healthy Children

  • Healthy Children

Child Care Health Consultants:  Current Models and Implications for Policy and Practice

Medicaid Redesign and Waiver (PowerPoint)

Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) Waiver Amendment: Achieving the Triple Aim (2012)

Meeting the Social-Emotional Development Needs of Infants and Toddlers

Recommendations for the Inclusion of Early Childhood Mental Health Benefits in New York State’s 

  • Developmental Screening

Are you Pregnant or a Parent of a Child? - Brochure for Parents (English)

Are you Pregnant or a Parent of a Child? - Brochure for Parents (Spanish)

Because Their Futures are in Your Hands - Poster for Doctors (English and Spanish)

Because Their Futures are in Your Hands - Poster for Early Care and Education/Child Care

  Provider (English)

Improving Early Childhood Screening in New York:  Early, Routine, Coordinated - Document for Professionals

Keeping in Rhythm with Your Child - Poster for Parents (English & Spanish)

  • Obesity Prevention

Good Nutrition Pays - Child Care Center Brochure (English)

Good Nutrition Pays - Child Care Center Brochure (Spanish)

Good Nutrition Pays - Day Care Home Brochure (English)

Good Nutrition Pays - Day Care Home Brochure (Spanish)

 

 Strong Families

  • Strong Families

Community Cafes: Building Parent Leadership and Strengthening New York State Families and Communities       

Parenting Education Partnership (NYSPEP) Spring Meeting & Training Institute on Family Engagement 

Partners in Early Learning:  A Companion Piece to the Early Learning Guidelines (Order form)

Partners in Early Learning:  A Companion Piece to the Early Learning Guidelines (Spanish) (Order form)

  • Family Engagement

Engaging Families and Supporting Young Children Training Tool Kit 

Family Engagement-Getting Started 

Family Engagement Webinar and Tool Kit Information

Family Engagement: What does the Evidence Suggest? (PowerPoint)

Supporting the Workforce Around Family Engagement (PowerPoint)

  •  Home Visiting

Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting in New York: Funding Options and Opportunities

Medicaid Redesign and Waiver (PowerPoint)

Medicaid Redesign Team (MRT) Waiver Amendment: Achieving the Triple Aim (2012)