Supporting Learning and Development

Supporting young children’s learning and development is at the heart of OEC’s mission. OEC has many resources to help providers plan a strong early childhood program and partner with families to support children’s learning. These resources include:


When programs use standards, curriculum, and assessment in a coordinated and intentional way, they are best able to partner with families to support young children’s learning and development. This graphic represents a coordinated and aligned use of these key aspects of early care and education. This document provides additional background information about how standards, curriculum, and assessment are used together to build a strong foundation for young children. 

Last updated September 8, 2021