Early Childhood Department

Parent Resources

Nevada Pre-Kindergarten Standards


Center on Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning:  Resources relating to teaching young children to manage their feelings, express their emotions in appropriate ways and nurturing overall social/emotional development.


East Valley Family Services Our mission is to help families, children and seniors to become and remain self-sufficient, healthy and socially responsible. Not just help, but hope.


Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada  Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.


Las Vegas Urban League Early Childhood Connection  Empowering Communities and Changing Lives since 2004 – Working to Connect Kids with a Network of Resources


Nevada Mental Health Services  Provides a wide range of mental health services to children, adolescents and their families in Clark County


Nevada Early Intervention Services  The Nevada Early Intervention Services (NEIS) System provides services to children birth until three with developmental delay or disabilities, and their families.


Nevada PEP  A nonprofit organization that provides information, services and training to Nevada families of children with disabilities.


Sanford Harmony  A social and emotional curriculum used within CCSD to building healthy relationships among students and teachers alike.


Silver State Stars Quality Rating & Improvement System (QRIS)  A voluntary program open to all child care centers in Nevada. The QRIS is a systemic approach to improve and assess the level of quality in child care centers. The QRIS also helps families find high quality child care that fits their needs and the needs of their children. There is no cost to centers or their families.


Special Olympics of Southern Nevada   The Young Athletes Program is for children between the ages of 2 and 7 are introduced to the world of sport, with the goal of preparing them for Special Olympics training and competition when they get older.


Strong Start for Children   A community outreach campaign aimed at mobilizing parents, educators, advocates, community and business leaders to make quality early childhood education a priority in the State. Early childhood experiences, good or bad, lay the foundation for later success.


Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children   Here you will find information and resources relating to social and emotional development that have been compiled specifically with the needs of families in mind.