Quality Child Care Early Education & School Readiness

  • The After School Challenge Program—The City of San Antonio Department of Community Initiatives partners with 8 school districts to provide after school care, homework assistance, tutoring and other school related aid in addition to numerous recreational activities. For more information call 210-207-8198.

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children– NAEYC exists for the purpose of leading and consolidating the efforts of individuals and groups working to achieve healthy development and constructive education for all young children. You can access their website at www.naeyc.org

  • KLRN’s Early On Program –Early On emphasizes early learning through school readiness. Early ON stresses that early childhood learning is vital to school readiness and career development. For more information, access their website at www.klrn.org/earlyon

  • Child Care & Early Education Research Connections promotes high quality research in child care and early education and the use of that research in policy making. Their website is www.childcareresearch.org

  • National Center for Children in Poverty is a non-profit, non-partisan research and policy organization at Columbia University. Their mission is to identify and promote strategies that prevent child poverty in the United States and that improve the lives of low-income children and families. Their website is www.nccp.org

  • Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning is a national center focused on strengthening the capacity of child care and Head Start programs to improve the social and emotional outcomes of young children. For more information you may access their website at http://csefel.vanderbilt.edu/.

  • Texas Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a parent education and family support program serving families throughout pregnancy until their child enters kindergarten. You may obtain additional information on their website at www.txpat.org

  • The Texas Early Learning Council has developed the Texas Infant, Toddler and Three-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines to help support children’s development. To view the guidelines please visit http://littletexans.org