STRIVE FOR 5! Organizations

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Too Small to Fail

TSTF aims to help parents and businesses take meaningful actions to improve the health and well-being of children ages zero to five, so that more of America’s children are prepared to succeed in the 21st century. We are working to promote new research on the science of children’s brain development, early learning and early health, and we will help parents, businesses and communities identify specific actions, consistent with the new research, that they can take to improve the lives of young children.

Contact at www.toosmall.org

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

HMH Early Learning resources are designed to support educators, administrators, caregivers, and families as they help to nurture, teach, and raise children from infancy through age seven. Informed by scientific research on how children learn best, our solutions focus on personalizing learning for every child. HMH gives parents and educators a comprehensive set of resources to use as they help children explore all their possibilities.

Contact at www.hmhco.com/earlylearning

National Association for Family Child Care

NAFCC represents professional providers throughout the United States and in some cases on US Military bases located internationally.  NAFCC is dedicated to promoting quality child care by strengthening the profession of family child care.

Contact at www.nafcc.org

National Head Start Association

The National Head Start Association (NHSA) is a nonprofit organization committed to the belief that every child, regardless of circumstances at birth, has the ability to succeed in life if given the opportunity that Head Start offers to children and families. Since 1974 it has worked diligently for policy changes that ensure all at-risk children have access to the Head Start model of support for the whole child, the family and the community. NHSA is the untiring voice for more than 1 million children, 200,000 staff, and 1,600 Head Start grantees in the United States each year. Its mission is to coalesce, inspire, and support the Head Start field as a leader in early childhood development and education.

Contact at www.nhsa.org