Families - Early Childhood

Birth to Three
Provides parenting education and support to families with young children to share parenting experiences, increase their knowledge of early childhood development, learn about community resources, and create support networks.

Born Learning

Helps parents, grandparents, and caregivers explore ways to turn everyday moments into fun learning opportunities.

Great Start
This website offers information on Michigan's Great Start System and the Michigan Early Childhood Investment Corporation (ECIC).

Michigan's Children

Provides a statewide, independent voice for children and their families.

National Academies Press, Adding It Up: Helping Children Learn Mathematics

Published in 2001 by the Center for Education, this book describes the processes children go through as they learn to add, subtract, multiply and divide with whole numbers.

Parenting Counts
Focuses on early learning and brings the research on best parenting practices into parent's daily lives through a series of television spots and workshops.

Includes policy proposals that integrate the early childhood system, enhance parent education, and improve professional early care and education.