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Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems

2007 Meeting Materials

Strengthening State Systems to Promote Early Childhood Development: Moving to the Next Level, January 18-19, 2007

Washington DC: A Joint Meeting Convened by the Federal Head Start, Child Care, and the Maternal and Child Health Bureaus.

This meeting was designed to provide 53 state and territorial teams with a variety of learning opportunities, including: plenary presentations, content-focused workshops, peer-to-peer sharing in clusters, and individual state team planning sessions.

Meeting goals:

  • To strengthen state interagency teams in order to accelerate early childhood systems development.
  • To enhance collaboration and strengthen partnerships among child care, Head Start, and MCH, as well as education and other partners.
  • To explore strategies for institutionalizing state-level partnerships, to ensure the sustainability of integrated early childhood systems in a dynamic environment.

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Meeting Materials

Meeting Agenda (PDF - 142 K)

Plenary Presentations

Assuring the Health and Well-being of Young Children and Their Families (PDF - 1 M)
Renee R. Jenkins, MD, FAAP

State Presentations

Partnering to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect and Promote Family Strengthening: Hawaii (PDF - 184 K)

Meeting Materials

State Team Planning Worksheet: January 2007 Grantee Meeting (PDF - 94 K)

Plenary Presentations

Synthesis of State Strategies and Key Actions: January 2007 Grantee Meeting (PDF - 184 K)
Kay Johnson

State Presentations

Community Empowerment: Designing systems in the context of local control: Iowa (PDF - 854 K)

Meeting Materials

System and Core Elements (PDF - 36 K)

Plenary Presentations

Building a system of support for young children and their families: Moving to the Next Level (PDF - 819 K)
Joan Lombardi, Ph.D.

State Presentations

Massachusetts Early Childhood Linkage Initiative: Taking CAPTA Pilot to Scale (PDF - 144 K)

Meeting Materials

Strengthening Systems: A Framework to Assess Readiness (PDF - 106 K)

Plenary Presentations

The Science of Early Childhood Development: Closing the Gap Between What We Know and What We Do (PDF -  216 K)
Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D.

State Presentations

Partnering for Early Childhood Mental Health Services: Comprehensive Mental Health in Child Care Model: Massachusetts (PDF - 179 K)
Collaboration and Crosswalking: Walking the Fine Line: Tennessee (PDF - 28 K)
Tendercare Brochure (PDF - 3 M)
Tennessee Counties with Health Department Dental Clinics (PDF - 46 K)
Tennessee Disorders Screened (PDF - 92 K)
Tennessee Fluoride Varnish Bill (PDF - 22 K)
Tennessee Early Learning Advisory Committees (PDF - 47 K)
Early Childhood Regional Networks & Community Collaboration Coaches: Wisconsin (PDF - 331 K)