Strengthening State Systems to Promote Early Childhood Development
January 18–19, 2007
Washington DC: A Joint Meeting Convened by the Federal Head Start, Child Care, and the Maternal and Child Health Bureaus
This meeting was designed to provide 53 state and territorial teams with a variety of learning opportunities, including: plenary presentations, content-focused workshops, peer-to-peer sharing in clusters, and individual state team planning sessions.
- To strengthen state interagency teams in order to accelerate early childhood systems development.
- To enhance collaboration and strengthen partnerships among child care, Head Start, and MCH, as well as education and other partners.
- To explore strategies for institutionalizing state-level partnerships, to ensure the sustainability of integrated early childhood systems in a dynamic environment.
- Meeting Agenda (142K)
- Assuring the Health and Well-being of Young Children and Their Families (1M)
Renee R. Jenkins, MD, FAAP
- System and Core Elements (36K)
- Building a system of support for young children and their families: Moving to the Next Level (819K)
Joan Lombardi, Ph.D.
- The Science of Early Childhood Development: Closing the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do (216K)
Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D.
- Partnering for Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Comprehensive Mental Health in Child Care Model: Massachusetts (179K)
- Collaboration and Crosswalking: Walking the Fine Line: Tennessee (28K)
- Tendercare Brochure (3M)
- Tennessee Counties with Health Department Dental Clinics (46K)
- Tennessee Disorders Screened (92K)
- Tennessee Fluoride Varnish Bill (22K)
- Tennessee Early Learning Advisory Committees (47K)
- Early Childhood Regional Networks & Community Collaboration Coaches: Wisconsin (331K)