ELEA

We think every child is unique, and each child's situation is different. We think their success depends on the adults in their lives-parents, early childhood professionals, policymakers and other influential people-making the best choices for children.

 

Born Learning
Everyday life is a learning experience for children. Born Learning is a public engagement campaign that helps parents, grandparents and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.

NAEYCThis is the nation’s leading voice for high-quality early childhood education for children from birth through age 8.

ELEAAccreditation of a school or early childhood center is an important benchmark in the history of the ELEA, which utilizes an instrument that requires each school to complete an in-depth self-study. Upon completion of the self-study, an outside team visits the school to evaluate the self-study and measure compliance with standards.  Recommendation for accreditation is based on the team’s evaluation.

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Child Care Aware© helps families learn more about the elements of quality child care and how to locate programs in their communities and provides child care providers with access to resources for their child care programs. The toll-free referral line offers both parents and providers invaluable information about child care, and referrals to local Child Care Resource and Referral agencies where they can receive individualized assistance. The Child Care Aware® website is one of the most visited and trusted destinations for parents seeking child care. By providing reliable information about quality child care and referrals to community resources, Child Care Aware® is a critical national link between parents and child care providers. Toll Free: 1-800-424-2246
 
 
The Minnesota Parent Center is part of Pacer©, which is the Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights. It's mission is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents.   
Parents Forever™  When a family goes through divorce or separation, parents need to help their children adjust to the changes in their family. The educational programs at this website will teach parents about the impact of family transition and give them strategies to help both parents and children adjust to a new way of being a family.