The Division for Early Childhood (DEC) promotes policies and advances evidence-based practices that support families and enhances the optimal development of young children (0-8) who have or at risk for developmental delays and disabilities. DEC is an international membership organization for those who work with or on behalf of young children (0-8) with disabilities and other special needs and their families.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children (0-8) by promoting high-quality learning by connecting practice, policy, and research.
The ECTA Center supports state Part C and Section 619 programs in developing high-quality early intervention and preschool special education service systems, increasing local implementation of evidence-based practices, and enhancing outcomes for young children with disabilities and their families.
Zero to Three works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development. They approach child development by connecting those who can truly make a difference in the life of a child with the research, resources and tools they need.
The DasY center is a national technical assistance center that works with states to support IDEA early intervention and early childhood special education state programs in building high quality data systems and using data to improve results for young children with disabilities and their families. DaSy's work centers around knowledge development, technical assistance & dissemination, and leadership & coordination.