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Child Care and Education Career Descriptions

Adult Literacy and Remediation Teachers
Art Therapist

Au Pair

Babysitters and Nannies

Becoming a Teacher

Careers in Education

Careers in Education -NCATE

Careers with Children

Caseworkers and Counselors - Military

Child Development Apprenticeship

Child Care Coordinator

Child Care Worker

Child Care Workers

Children's Entertainer

Children's Nurse

Counseling Psychologists

Counseling Psychologists - O*Net

Counselors

Early Childhood Educator

Early Childhood Educators and Assistants

Early Childhood Education

Early Childhood Teacher

Education Administrators

Education Industry Careers

Education and social Work Careers
Education and Training Careers

Education Careers

Education Counselors

Education Manager

Education Welfare Officer

Educational Psychologist

Entrepreneur - Starting Your Own Business

Home Economics Career Pathways

Human Service Careers

Kindergarten Teacher - O*Net

Nanny

Nannies

Paraeducator

Preschool and Kindergarten Teachers

Preschool Teachers - O*Net

Preschool Worker

Psychologists

Recreation Worker

Recreation Workers

Recreation Workers

Recreation Therapist

Recreation Therapist

Rehabilitation Counselors

School Counselors - O*Net

School Nurse
School Psychologists

School Teachers

Special Education

Special Education Teachers

Special Education Careers

Social and Human Services Assistants

Social Worker

Social Workers

Social Workers - Military

Teacher Aid

Teaching Assistant

Teacher Assistants

Teacher Assistants

Teacher Assistants

Teachers and Instructors - Military

Teaching Certificate Areas

Training and Education Directors

Training Specialists - Military

Therapy and Assessment Professionals

Vocational Education Teachers

Working with Children

Youth and Community Worker

Youth Worker

Child Care and Education Related Sites

Prenatal and Baby

Adoption
Adoption Information Clearinghouse

American Academy of Pediatrics

Baby Center

Birth and Delivery Learning Module

Brain Development in Infancy

Building Baby's Brain Fact Sheets

Caring for Your Newborn - PDF

Healthy Pregnancy

Newborn Websites

Normal Stages of Development

Pregnancy and Childbirth

Pregnancy and Parenting Health

Prenatal Care

The Baby's World

The Infant Year



Toddler

Infant and Toddler Care
Toddler Education & Learning

Toddler Growth & Development

Preschool by Stormie

Preschool Resources

Starting School

The Early Years



Child Development and Education

Administration for Children and Families
Ages and Stage of Child Development

Center for Social and Emotional Foundations-Early Learning

Child and Family Web Guide - Tufts University

Child Care Basics

Child Care Glossary

Child Care Resources by State

Child Development - CDC

Child Development Basics

Child Development Organizations- Unv Penn

Child Development Overview - Wikipedia

Child Development Database NNCC

Child Development Institute Research

Child Development Psychology

Child Rights Information Network

Child Care Research Connections

Children, Youth and Families Education Network

Children and Youth - A Framework for Action - PDF

Early Childhood. COM

Early Childhood Education Network -
Literacy Center
Early Childhood Education Terms
Early Childhood Literacy

Education Reform Initiatives

Early Childhood Research and Practice

Education Resources- Digital Librarian

Education Toolkits

Glossary of Gifted Education

Good Start, Grow Smart

Guide to Early Brain Development

Guidance and Discipline Research - CYFERnet

Learn the Signs - Developmental Milestones

National Child Care Information Center

National Infant and Toddler Child Care Initiative

No Child Left Behind Resources

State Childcare Homepages



Child Development and Learning Theories

Child Development Theories
Learning Theories



Starting and Managing a Child Care Program

Accredited Child Care Providers
Accreditation Information and Application

Action Plan for Protection and Development of Children

After School Alliance

Bright Futures - Health Promotion Initiative

Building Blocks - Child Care Professional's Tool

Caring for Special Needs Children Standards

Child Care and Early Education Publications

Child Care as a Business Resources

Child Care Bureau - Federal Funding Resources

Child Care Licensing

Child Care Resource and Referral Organizations

Child Care Resource Handbook

Community Toolbox -
Help in Promoting Health and Development
Council for Professional Recognition - Licensing

Early Childhood Workforce

Early Education - State Legislation

ECE State Governance Structure

Evaluating a Childcare Provider

Foundation Center - Helping Grantseekers Succeed

Funding an Afterschool Program

Funding for Youth Services Providers

Funding for Early Childhood Care Initiative

Funding Resources - US DOE

Getting Started in Family Day Care Business

Good Start Grow Smart- Early Childhood Initiative

Headstart Performance Standards and Regulations

Headstart Center Design Guide - PDF

Headstart Toolkit

Health and Safety in Childcare - Standards

Instructional Design Models

Instructional Strategies Summaries

Integrating Standards in Child Care - PDF

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Childcare

Nursery and Preschools - PA Code

Pennsylvania Partnership for Children

Playground Safety - National Center

Set-Up Suggestions for Early Head Start Program

Skills to Today's Workforce

Starting Your Own Business - Entrepreneur Resources

Stepping Stones to Use for Caring for Children

Types of Care



Child Care Licensure, Certification  and Law

Child Care Information By State
Child Care Licensing Office - US Gov

Child Care Licensure Regulations for States

Child Care State Licensing Information

Child Care Program Performance Standards

Child Welfare Laws

Childhood Teacher Preparation Institutions

Children and Family Law Issues - ABA

Children with Special Health Needs

Council for Professional Recognition

Legal Issues in Family Child Care

Pennsylvania Child Day Care Regulations

States Child Care Licensure Regulations

State Child Care Licensing Offices

State Child Care Regulatory Offices

State Divisions of Occupational Licensure

State Licensing Information

State Licensing Regulations

State Licensing Resources and  Demographics



Teaching - Standards and Licensing

Become a Teacher
Child Care Glossary

Classroom Tools

Early Childhood Education Standards

Education Resource Directory

Education Standards and Benchmarks

Guide to Board Certification for Teachers

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

No Child Left Behind
Portfolio Kit

Praxis Information and Forms

Praxis Requirements by State

Praxis Study Tips - PDF

State Department of Education

Special Education Online Dictionary

Teaching and Learning - Educator Resources

Teaching Standards by Subject



Lesson Plans

Early Childhood Curricula, Practices and Models
Early Learning Guides and Standards

General Education Lesson Plans

Preschool Activities

Vocational and Career Related Lesson Plans



Multicultural Resources

Culture Quest World Tour- IPL
Ethnic Recipe Links

Kid Explorers

Kids on the Web

Kids Source Online

Maya Adventure

Map Machine - National Geographic

Native Americans Internet Resources



Schools and Training

Accredited Teacher Colleges by State
American Montessori Schools

Child Welfare Programs

Counseling Programs - NBCC
 
Early Childhood Programs by State

Early Childhood Teacher Preparation Institutions

Education Technology Programs

Registered Apprenticeships in Child Care

Scholarships - T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood

Search for a Program or School

State Education Agencies

Teacher Certification and Licensure - by State



Jobs and Career Opportunities

Academic Employment Network
Babysitting Business

Education America Network

Education Employment Resources

Education Industry- Iseek

Job Market Resources

K-12 Job Search

Nanny and Au Pair Jobs

Teacher at Work

Teacher Education and Studies

Teachers-to-Teachers.com

Waldorf Schools



Associations and Organizations

Association for Educating Young Children
Child Care Organizations

Children, Youth and Families Education and Research

Early Childhood and Pre-School Associations

Early Childhood Organizations

Family, Career & Community Leaders of America

NACCRRA -
Child Care Resource and Referral Agency
National Association for the Education of Young Children


Statistics, Research and Education News

Education Statistics Resources

Career and Vocational Education Statistics



Clipart, Images, Digital Repositories


Clipart, Images and Photograph links
ClipArt4Projects

Cool Archive Clip Art

Classroom Clip Art

Occupations Clip Art

Child Health and Safety

Adolescent Health
Adolescent and School Health

Alcohol and Drug Information for Teens

American Academy of Pediatrics
CAPHIS - Consumer, Parents Kids Health

Child Care Information Center

Child Care Safety Checklist

Child Health - Healthworld

Child Health - Medline

Child Health - WikiEducator

Child Health and Development - NICHD

Child Health and Safety - AAP Child Psychiatry

Child Health Guide

Child Resource Links

Child Welfare Information Gateway

Childhood Health IntelliHealth

Childhood Nutrition - NCEMCH

Children's Environmental Health Resources

Children's Health - Medem Medical Library

Children's Health - WebMD

Children's Safety Network

First Aid and Safety - Kids Health

Health and Safety in Child Care

Healthy Habits for Safe Kids

Helping Children Cope with Disaster

Immunization Fact Sheet

Immunizations - Plain Talk About

Marijuana Fact for Teens

National Institute of Child Health and Development

National Resource Center
- Health & Safety in Child Care
Pediatric Career Web Sites

Pediatric Health

Pediatrics- American Academy

Pediatrics - Family Resources

Pediatrics Virtual Textbooks - Virtual Hospital

Poison Control Centers - Certifies

State Directories - Maternal and Child Health

Student Counseling Pamphlets - Self Help

Teen Link - Guide to Resources on Teen Issues

Teen Worker Health and Safety

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

Vaccines Information - CDC

Virtual Children's Hospital



Child/Youth Disabilities, Disorders, Conditions

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Teens
Birth Defects - CDC

Birth Defects

Caring for Diabetic Children in the Classroom

CHADD

Diseases Disorders and Conditions

Downe Syndrome - National Society

Children with Diabetes

Children's Heart Society

March Of Dimes

Neonatal Diseases & Conditions

Spina Bifida Association

Teen Sexual Health and STD Prevention



Safety - Injury Prevention, Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness Coloring Book PDF
Injury Prevention Website

Injury Prevention Resources

National Program for Playground Safety

Occupational and Industrial Safety Links
Planning and Preparing for Disasters
Playground Safety Publications

Product Recalls - Toy Hazards

Safe at Home

Safe Kids Campaign

Safety for Kids

Think First - Injury Prevention

Toys - Think Safety



Child Abuse and Missing Children

Amber Alert System - Missing Children
Bullies and Victims - PDF

Child Abuse.Com

Child Abuse Prevention

Child Abuse and Neglect Clearinghouse

Child Maltreatment - CDC

Child Safety on the Internet

Childproofing Your Home

Children's Rights Council

Consumer Product Safety Commission

Crisis Resources

Missing and Exploited Children - National Center

Save the Children

Violence Prevention



Parenting

Child and Family Web Guide - UMN
Children and Youth Family Links

Choosing Quality Care - 5 Steps

Choosing Quality Child Care

Discipline - Connect for Kids

Early Education and Parenting Clearinghouse

Empowering Parents Toolbox

Especially for Parents - Resources

Fathering Center

Fatherhood

Informed Parents

National Parenting Center

Parent Information Center

Parent Resource Centers by State

Parent Training Centers  - Children with Disabilities

Parenting Matters

Parenting Resources - FirstGov

Parenting Resources for the 21st Century

Positive Parenting

Resources for Parents

Writing Skills



Grieving

Center for Grieving Children
Crisis, Grief and Healing

The Bright Side



Specialized and Alternative School Options

Alternative Education Resource Organization
Charter Schools

Coalition of Essential Schools

Distance Education High Schools

Homeschooling

Internet Based Schools

Montessori Foundation

Sudbury Schools

Waldorf Education



Stories, Myths and Legends

Aesop's Fables
America Reads

American Folklore

Animal Myths and Legends

Award-Winning Children's Literature

Children's Literature - Digital Librarian

Children's Literature on the Web

Encyclopedia Mythica

Folklife Teacher Resources

Folklore, Legends and Myths

Folklore of Mount Shasta

Folklore of the United States

Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tales

Library Lady

Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

Myths and Legends

Native American Folklore

Reading Online Stories for Children

Regional Folklore and Mythology

Stories Online

The Moonlit Road -
Ghost Stories and Fairytales


Activities  and Games

Activities- Helping a Preschool Child
Alphabet Coloring Pages

Art Recipes

Career Resources for Younger Children

Children's Games - Wikipedia

Children's Music Archive

Craft Recipes

Coloring Books - Learning Activities

Coloring Book - Fire Safety - PDF

Coloring Printable Pages

Colors - Preschool Activities

Disaster Preparedness Coloring Book - PDF

Earthday Activities and Coloring Book

Educational Activities for Children

FEMA for Kids - Safety Resources

Fire Safety Coloring Book

Fire Safety Coloring Pages

Food Safety Song and Coloring Book

Food Preschool Coloring

Food Safety Coloring Book - PDF

Food Safety Coloring Book

Fun in the Kitchen with Children - PDF

Games for Kids

Games Kids Play

Games- water

Hands On Crafts for Kids

Just Be Safe Coloring Book

Just Kids Recipes

Kids Cooking Resources

Kids Games
 
Kid's Kitchen Cookbook - PDF

Kid's Nutrition - Recipes and Coloring Book - PDF

Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood

Picture Dictionary - Printable

Playdough Recipe - The Best Ever

Shapes Activities

Snack Ideas for 1-5 Year Olds - PDF

Water Games

Water Safety Coloring Book

Water Safety Coloring Pages

Wildflower Coloring Book - PDF



Online Interactive Activities

Academic Skill Builder - Educational Games

ALISON - Free Global Learning

AwsomeStories - Stories on the Web

Brain Games

Classroom Fun

Digital Literacy Curriculum - Online Learning

FunBrain Activities - K-8

Get Smarter - Practice Math and Science Online

Interactive Learning Websites - K-12

Isometric Drawing Tool

Kidz Page - Games, Clipart, Coloring

Learn to Read - Interactive Reading Site

Learning Segments - Online Lessons

MERLOT - Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning Online

Music and Literacy Activities

NCRTEC Lesson Planner - Online Writing Template

OER Commons - Secondary Open Learning Resources

Online Activities - Scholastic

OSCAR - Occupational and Skills Assessment

School of Champions - Online Lessons

Science and Math Games - Jefferson Lab

Sesame Street Games

Study Shack-Help Students Memorize Information

Technology Tutorial Videos

ThinkQuest Library - Oracle

Typing Games

Wiki Books - Open Content Textbooks

Wikiversity

Wisc-Online Game Page

....Additional Online Tutorial Resources

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