Pleasanton Unified School District —The PUSD website has all of the information you will need for your child's education, including school websites, department information, and PUSD staff contact information. Here is a snapshot of PUSD's Strategic Plan:National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) - NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research.
Early Edge California - Early Edge California works to ensure all children have the early experiences necessary to be successful learners by the end of 3rd grade, setting them on a path to college and career readiness.
National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) - The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) conducts
and communicates research to support high-quality, effective early childhood education for all young children. Such education
enhances their physical, cognitive, and social development, and subsequent success in school and later life.
The Project Approach website outlines a set of teaching strategies in which teachers guide children through in-depth studies of real world topics. The website contains information about the project approach as well as many examples of projects.
Administration for Children and Families —The ACF is a federal agency that funds state, territory, local, and tribal organizations to provide family assistance (welfare), child support, childcare, Head Start, child welfare, and other programs relating to children and families.
The Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC) - From the Office of Head Start (OHS) provides information and resources for the Head Start and Early Head Start community, as well as for anyone involved in early childhood education. The site offers tips and information on many topics including child development, education, and health.
The National Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center is supported by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs. The website offers webinars, discussion groups, an electronic newsletter, and resources on a variety of topics like autism, brain development, and challenging behavior.
MyPlate for Preschoolers - Use the MyPyramid as a guide to help you feed your preschool child as well as resources to help you preschooler grow up healthy, develop good eating habits and try new foods.
Healthy Kids —The companion Web site to the magazine. It provides expert advice on health and safety, food and nutrition, family issues, enriching activities, recipes, and more.
Healthy Child —This informative Web site features hundreds of reliable, in-depth articles, resources, and quality information about natural, holistic parenting plus carefully selected natural, non-toxic products for keeping your babies and kids safe and healthy.
Awesome Library - A terrific search engine for lots of topics, including education and parenting.
National Center for Learning Disabilities - Their mission is to ensure that the 15 million children, adolescents, and adults with learning disabilities have every opportunity to succeed in school, work, and life.
Get Ready to Read - Home of the national initiative that seeks to build the early literacy skills of preschool-age children by providing parents, educators, health-care professional and advocates with literacy screening and learning activities as part of early childhood education, child-care, and parenting practices.
Starfall - Where children have fun learning to read! Great games and activities for children preparing for Kindergarten.