National and State Resources

Kansas Inservice Training System (KITS)

As part of ongoing efforts to link to and disseminate research-based information that leads to effective practice, KITS has thoughtfully chosen the links to resources listed in the following pages.

National Resource Information

American Academy of Pediatrics
Center for Parent Information and Resources
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL)
Child Care Aware of America
CONNECT: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge
Council for Exceptional Children
Division for Early Childhood
EI excellence (website for evidence-based practices)
Early Childhood Personnel Center
Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center
Head Start Association
National Association for the Education of Young Children
National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice (NCAEP)
National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders
Orelena Hawks Puckett Institute
Parents As Teachers

Special Quest Materials

Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention (TACSEI)
What Works Clearinghouse
Zero to Three



State Resource Information

Child Care Aware of Kansas
Children with Special Health Care Needs
Families Together, Incorporated
Kansas Action for Children
Kansas Association for Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (KAIMH)
Kansas Association for the Education of Young Children
Kansas Association of School Psychologist
Kansas Breastfeeding Coalition
Kansas Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children
Kansas Child Care Training Opportunities
Kansas Children's Cabinet and Trust Fund
Kansas Department for Children and Families
Kansas Department of Health and Environment Infant/Toddler Services
Kansas Division for Early Childhood
Kansas Head Start Association
Kansas Interagency Coordinating Council
Kansas Kidlink
Kansas Multi-Tier System of Supports (MTSS)
Kansas Occupational Therapy Association
Kansas Parent Information Resource Center
Kansas Physical Therapy Association
Kansas Quality Network
Kansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Kansas State Department of Education
Kansas State Department of Education's Early Childhood, Special Education, and Title Services
Links to Quality
Region VII Head Start
tiny-k Alliance