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Children need to spend their most formative years with dedicated, educated, trained and well-compensated individuals in order to thrive in today's society. The PDI believe that is accomplished with the recruitment of a talented workforce, competency-based teacher education programs, innovative models of technical assistance, dynamic applied research strategies, effective public policy and adequate funding.

Publications view all

Publications for download, purchase and exploring online.

  • The Pathways Guide to
    New York Early Childhood Teacher Certification


  • The PDI Policy Brief:
    A New Policy Agenda


  • The Core Body of Knowledge
    Core Competencies for ECE Professionals


  • The New York State
    Early Learning Guidelines


  • Connections in Early Learning
    Summer 2014


Career Development Services Center


Helping aspiring and current early childhood professionals discover and achieve their career ambitions

Pre-K Teacher Preparation Project

Preparing Teachers to meet the UPK Requirements for the Mayor's Pre-K Expansion Project.

Learn More and Apply


Informal Family Child Care Project


Serving license-exempt providers with training and access to events, resources, and allies throughout the city


New York Works for Children


New York's Early Childhood Workforce Information System and Home of Aspire: New York's Registry for Early Childhood Professionals


QUALITYstarsNY


New York's Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) is a statewide initiative that assists all types of early childhood programs in improving the quality of their services in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for children.


Children's Program Collaborative

CPC

Serving programs in New York City through intensive onsite coaching, innovative professional development, and technical assistance.



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    Early Childhood and Human Capital (Washington Post)


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    Universal Pre-K Expansion Program (CapitalNY)


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    CUNY's New Accelrated Certification Program (Clarion)


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    Newest Standardized Test for Kindergarten Elite Schools (NYMag)


  • Pediatrics Group to Recommend Reading Aloud to Children From Birth (NYTimes)



Job Opportunities

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Resources to Strengthen Your Practice

Facing the Screen Dilemma:

Young children, technology and early education

A guide from the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood. Helping you and the families you work with make informed decisions


More Resources

Professional Membership Organizations

A directory of organizations that offer guidance, resources, and support for early childhood professionals.

Advocacy, Research and Policy Links

A directory of important links for learning more about early childhood policy, and advocating for positive change.

NYC & NYS Agencies

A list of all the child and education related agencies in New York.

Libraries, Museums, Zoos and Parks

Places to go! a list of great, fun and educational places to take young children, with tips for how teachers can make use of these great destinations.