Research and Public Policy
As adults who work with young children, your knowledge of research and policy developments in the field is essential to your professional growth. How do you translate theory into best practice? How do local, state, and federal policies affect the work that you do everyday? And how can you be a voice for children, ensuring their optimal development?
The following resources will help you answer those questions:
Search a database with links to newsletters, journals, reports, and books that provide a wealth of information about professional development, child development and public policy.
Read PDIs policy briefs, and get up to speed on the latest policy issues in early childhood education.
Connect with public representatives and agencies at all levels of government, discover organizations that work on behalf of children and families.