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CEELO Annotated Bibliographies

CEELO Annotated Bibliographies are documents developed by CEELO staff that list and describe key resources on topics in early childhood.

Early Childhood Assessment highlights resources on CEELO’s website on topics related to early childhood assessment, including policy reports, FastFacts, webinars, and videos. (May 2014)

Early Childhood Suspension and Expulsion identifies selected research studies and federal and state policy resources on early childhood suspension, expulsion, and discipline and what can be done to prevent these practices. (August 2015)

Early Childhood Teachers in State Educator Evaluation Systems offers resources on observations of teacher practice, student learning and growth, professional development, legislation and policy guidance, and national resources to support early childhood teachers in state teacher evaluation systems. (July 2014)

Financing Early Care and Education provides resources on financing policy, calculating costs, and financing strategies for early care and education. (June 2014 | updated August 2016)

Leadership Resources shares resources used in CEELO’s Leadership Academy, which is designed to strengthen leadership and management competencies of individuals with responsibility for early childhood education programs in state departments of education, early learning agencies, and other state early childhood education agencies. (September 2015)

Professional Development Systems provides resources across three areas: professional development and planning, coaching and mentoring, and competency development. (October 2014)

Program Quality Improvement Systems identifies selected resources to assist states in assessing their current continuous quality improvement process for preschool programs as they expand services to increase access to high quality programs.  (September 2015)

Promoting Effective Teaching that Improves Learning lists resources from the CEELO|BUILD paper Sharpening the Focus: State Policies that Promote Effective Teaching that Improves Learning which encourages state policymakers and their partners to critically review professional development and accountability policies, offers guidance on policy implementation, and makes recommendations for the “powerful and few” core state policies that can improve teaching and learning for all young children. (December 2015)

Resources for Supporting Teachers and Administrators to Improve Outcomes for Dual Language Learners in Pre-K through Third Grade  identifies selected resources on best practices and policy to support effective teaching and learning for dual language learners (DLL) in early childhood programs and early elementary school. (March 2015)

Tax Policy and Quality identifies selected resources on using tax policy, especially refundable tax credits, as a financing strategy for early childhood programs. (August 2015)

Using Technology in Early Childhood Classrooms provides resources and information about using technology in early education classrooms. It highlights issues to consider when introducing new tools, media, and devices, so that educators and policymakers can make informed decisions about using such resources, and preparing teachers and care providers to do so. (July 2015)