Policy Statements and Position Papers.
The National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education responds to current early childhood issues through the creation of policy statements, position papers, and planning tools which are often cited in contemporary publications.
Recent Policy and Position Papers (within 5 years)
NAECS-SDE Feedback to NAEYC on Power to the Profession Decision Cycles 3, 4, 5, and 6
NAECS-SDE Feedback to NAEYC on Power to the Profession Decision Cycles 3, 4, & 5
NAECS-SDE Cradle to Career Positions and Resources
Introduction and History
Stakeholder Engagement Resource
Continuum of Learning Alignment Document
NAECS-SDE Comments to U.S. Department of Education on the 2015-2020 Strategic Vision
NAECS-SDE Statement to the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council Committee on the Science of Children Birth to Age 8 (IOM-NRC)
NAECS-SDE Comments Submitted to the U.S. Department of Education on the new competition to build, develop, and expand high quality preschool programs
NAECS-SDE Policy Statement: The Power of Kindergarten: 10 Policies Leading to Positive Child Outcomes
NAECS-SDE Applauds President for his 2013 State of the Union Call for High Quality Preschool for All