Here are some links we have found helpful:
Region 7 Head Start
The Mission of the Region VII Head Start Association is to ensure quality services for children and families by promoting and supporting the effectiveness of State Head Start Associations, Local Head Start Programs, and members. Region VII covers of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.
National Head Start
The National Head Start Association is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life.
Office of Head Start
The Office of Head Start provides grant funding and oversight to the programs that provide Head Start services in communities across the country.
Head Start State Collaboration Office-Nebraska
Nebraska Association for the Education of Young Children
Nebraska AEYC is committed to supporting high quality care and education for young children in Nebraska.
Zero to Three
ZERO TO THREE works to ensure that babies and toddlers benefit from the early connections that are critical to their well-being and development.
Nebraska Early Childhood Professional Record System Trainings
Calendar of upcoming trainings.
Early Development Network
The Nebraska Early Development Network provides early intervention services for families with children birth to age three with developmental delays and/or health care needs and connects families to needed services.
Nebraska Department of Education
The Office of Early Childhood provides leadership, guidance and support to develop high quality environments for young children; promote equitable access to inclusive programs and services for all children from birth through age eight; facilitate state and community partnerships that address the needs of young children and their families; and provide professional development, technical assistance and resources for personnel in early childhood care and education settings.
Early Childhood Training Center
The Early Childhood Training Center, part of the Nebraska Department of Education’s Office of Early Childhood, provides the state leadership for the Early Learning Connection, Nebraska’s early childhood professional development system.
Nebraska Children & Families Foundation
Nebraska Children and Families Foundation supports children, young adults, and families at risk with the overall goal of giving our state’s most vulnerable kids what they need to thrive. We do this by building strong communities that support families so their children can grow up to be successful, productive adults.
Center on the Social & Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)
The CSEFEL is focused on promoting the social emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country.
At High Scope we’re creating strong instructional leaders across the country and around the world — helping programs build capacity for sustained positive outcomes and ensuring every teacher is supported and every child can thrive.
First Five Nebraska
First Five Nebraska is a team of professionals with combined experience in government relations, data analysis and strategic communications. We work to ensure that more of Nebraska’s youngest, most vulnerable children begin life with the kinds of developmental experiences that set them on a path to becoming successful students and productive citizens.
Community Action of Nebraska
Community Action of Nebraska (CAN) is a nonprofit statewide association made up of Nebraska’s nine Community Action Agencies. Focused on enhancing program development, facilitating training and technical assistance and leading advocacy efforts as the statewide voice for people experiencing poverty.