NYS Parent Guide Released & Website Launched
The Council on Children and Families, in collaboration with other state agencies & the NYS Parenting Education Partnership, launched a website that serves as a "how to" guide for expecting and new parents.Read More...
Child Care Health Consultant Resources
With support from the Council on Children and Families & the ECAC, Docs for Tots spearheaded the development and implementation of nyscchcresources.org.Read More...
New York's ECAC is codified
In 2016, Governor Cuomo signed into law to formally establish the ECAC. See a copy of the law here.Read More...
Federal Interagency Policy Statement on Early Childhood Homelessness
The U.S. DOE & HUD released an interagency policy statement on young children who are homeless.Read More...
Message from the chairs
Welcome to the New York State Early Childhood Advisory Council (ECAC) website. It is an incredibly exciting time in early childhood education! Never before has New York or the nation focused so much attention and resources on early childhood. To stay informed about all that is happening to ensure the success of New York's young children, we hope that you sign up to receive the ECAC newsletter (see grey box above) and visit the ECAC website often.