The Early Childhood Education (ECE) collaborative informs directors and specialists of early learning at state education agencies on critical education policies and problems of practice for children, birth to age 8. The meetings provide subject matter experts, exemplary state and local models of practice, and cross-state sharing among the participating state teams.
The ECE collaborative offers three in-person meetings that are supplemented periodically by online meetings and webinars that sustain and extend the work. State members are always offered the opportunity to shape the agendas for the three meetings to address their most pressing needs. State members who join the ECE group include early childhood or education directors and specialists.