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Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning

Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

This national center is focused on strengthening the capacity of child care and Head Start programs to improve the social and emotional outcomes of young children. It collaborates with existing training and technical assistance centers to ensure implementation and sustainability of practices at the local level and promotes a comprehensive, responsive, and culturally competent approach. It identifies training needs and preferences for local programs, technical assistance and training providers, and it disseminates evidence-based practices.