Parents and Teachers
Zero to Three
A national nonprofit organization that informs, trains and supports professionals, policymakers and parents in their efforts to improve the lives of infants and toddlers.
Provides K–3 and VPK assessment tools and information and resources for parents and teachers.
Florida Directory of Childhood Services
Provides services to thousands of families and providers seeking advocacy, education, training, resource and referral, and information on disability and special health care services available in their communities.
Provides training and technical assistance to schools and districts on ways to effectively involve parents in their children’s education in order for all students to achieve at the highest academic level. The Florida PIRC at USF also helps schools and districts meet the requirements for parent involvement of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB), Title I legislation.[/fusion_text][title size=”2″ content_align=”left” style_type=”single solid” sep_color=”#81d742″ class=”” id=””]Professional Organizations[/title][fusion_text]Florida Association for the Education of Young Children
3600 Members serve in all levels of early childhood education, working directly with thousands of families with children birth to age eight, as well as at the high school and college level training teachers. They teach in approximately 525 publicly funded programs; 450 private, nonprofit schools; 400 private, for profit child care centers and family child care homes and 15 corporate on-site child care centers.
Children’s Movement of Florida
The major objective of the citizen-led, non-partisan Children’s Movement of Florida is to inform the political, business and civic leaders, and the parents and people of this state, about this issue and encourage them to make the well-being and education of our children our highest priority, including in the way we invest our public resources.
The National Association for the Education of Young Children
NAEYC is the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children with nearly 80,000 members, a national network of more than 300 state and local Affiliates, and a growing global alliance of like-minded organizations. The NAEYC Annual Conference and Expo is one of the foremost professional development experiences in the early childhood field.[/fusion_text][/one_full]