On this page you will find links to organizations who are engaged in education, early childhood advocacy, and research.

Download a list of early childhood and higher education acronyms.

Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC)
Association For Early Childhood International
California Association for the Education of Young Children (CAEYC)
California Child Care Resource and Referral Network
California Child Care Health Program
California Child Development Administrators Association (CCDAA)
California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
California Community Colleges Family & Consumer Sciences
California Community Colleges Curriculum Alignment Project
California Department of Education, Child Development Division (CDE,CDD)
California Department of Justice – Live scan locations
California Department of Social Services — Community Care Licensing
California Early Childhood Mentor Program (CECMP)
California Preschool Insructional Network (CPIN)
California School Age Consortium (CSAC)
California Training & Technical Assistance Collaborative (TTAC)
Child Care Exchange
Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC)
Commission on Teacher Credentialing: Permit Matrix
Early Childhood Education Competencies Project
ECE and EDU Faculty Collective (EPEC) epicinfo@gmail.com
Early Head Start Resource Center (EHSRC)
Quality Rating and Improvement System
Faculty Initiative Project (FIP)
First 5 California
Gateways to Opportunity – Illinois
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
National Association of Community College Teacher Education Programs (NACCTEP)
National Black Child Development Institute, Inc. (NBCDI)
National Coalition For Campus Children’s Centers (NCCC)
National Head Start Association (NHSA)
Program for Infant Toddler Care (PITC)
Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators (NAEYC)
US Department of Education