Project TaCTICS

Internet Resources

Family Resources

Professional Organizations and Related Projects

  • The ABC of ECD: Early Childhood Development by World Bank's Human Development Network.
  • The Annie E. Casey Foundation: "dedicated to helping build better futures for disadvantaged children in the United States. (Includes Kids Count and other free publications)
  • AOTA: The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
  • APTA: The American Physical Therapy Association.
  • ASHA: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • CEC: The Council for Exceptional Children.

  • CEEP: The Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting is part of the the Early Childhood and Parenting (ECAP) Collaborative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. CEEP provides publications and information to the worldwide early childhood and parenting communities..
  • Circle of Inclusion: Outreach training project which addresses the challenges and issues of inclusive program development for children.
  • DEC: The Division of Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children.
  • NAEYC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  • NECTAC: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center.
  • NICHCY: The National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities.
  • OSEP: Office of Special Education Programs.
  • SPIES: Strategies for Preschool Intervention in Everyday Settings.

  • Systems Change in Personnel Preparation is a cluster of projects that have studied and continue to explore policies and practices that promote improvements in the preparation of the early childhood intervention workforce, especially those serving infants, toddlers, and young children with disabilities and their families.
  • NCCIC: National Child Care Information Center.
  • CSEFEL: Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning.
  • UNICEF: UNICEF is mandated by the United Nations General Assembly to advocate for the protection of child’s rights, to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential.
  • UNESCO: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
  • NNCC: National Network for Child Care.
  • NAESP: National Association of Elementary School Principals.
  • IEL: Institute for Educational Leadership.
  • NAECTE: National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators.
  • NBCDI: National Black Child Development Institute.
  • NHSA: National Head Start Association.
  • NABE: National Association for Bilingual Education.
  • ACE: Association for Childhood Education International
Professional Development