The Council's early childhood projects work in collaboration with the goal of ensuring that all children in NYS have the resources to thrive.
The ECAC is comprised of early childhood experts who are appointed by the NYS Governor to provide strategic direction and recommendations on early childhood issues.
This federally funded grant builds partnerships between Head Start programs and a wide range of state and local programs that provide early childhood education and support to children and families who have limited financial resources.
This 3-year federal grant is working with state and local partners to build connections with families, strengthen partnerships and coordinate systems to ensure all children and families have quick and easy access to services.
This federal project is focused on enhancing the NYS maternal and early childhood system of care by expanding developmental screenings, referral, and health promotion efforts to medical providers and families.
The Portal is a one-stop site for parents and caregivers. You can find information about parenting, child care, child development and finding local programs. Download the free app in Google Play or App Store.
The Pyramid Model is an intervention and support that helps early childhood educators create nurturing environments that target social emotional skills and support children with challenging behaviors
These free posters (available in many languages) were developed as part of the NYSB5 public awareness and action campaign.
Access information on parenting and other helpful resources for parents and caregivers. Download the free mobile app on Google Play and App Store.
Access helpful health, education, human service, and disability information on one user-friendly website.
Serves as an advisory council to the Governor on building a comprehensive and sustainable early childhood system to ensure success for all young children.