What's New!


Learning Progressions

NC-ELN is proud to announce the release of the Early Learning Progressions, a tool that expands on and supports the North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Learn more by visiting the Learning Progressions link under Resources, or by clicking here.


  • NC-ELN has recently released a set of modules that address early childhood mental health (ECMH) competencies.  This set of modules addresses the first 4 competencies: 1) parenting, caregiving, family functioning and parent-child relationships, 2) child development: infant, toddler and preschool age children 3) biological and psychosocial factors impacting outcomes, and 4) risk and resiliency.  You can access this resource through the EC Mental Health tab on the Foundations Training Modules page, or by clicking here.
  • The Foundations Self-Paced Modules are also available under Foundations, or by clicking here.

State and Local Data

  • State/Local Data page contains data related to the Exceptional Children Preschool Program from a variety of sources and reports, including the preschool grant, Child Count table, State Performance Plan (SPP) and other required data sets.

Child Outcomes Resources

Child Outcomes Summary: Collecting and Using Data to Improve Programs - The Early Childhood Technical Assistance (ECTA) Center has partnered with the Center for IDEA Early Childhood Data Systems (DaSy) for the development of an online learning module that provides key information about the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) process and the practices that contribute to consistent and meaningful COS decision making. 

Preschool Coordinator’s Resources