The Infant and Toddler Policy Research Center at the National Institute for Early Education Research (ITC@NIEER) focuses expressly on producing research and providing research-based technical assistance and policy analysis that informs national, state, and local policies for enhancing the educational and developmental well-being of infants and toddlers.

ITC@NIEER is based on a fairly new but robust focus by researchers, policymakers, and the public on infant and toddler well-being. The catalyst for this is greater public awareness of the importance of a child’s early years on their development.

ITC@NIEER White Paper:
Infant and Toddler Child Care Data Needs in New Jersey

ITC@NIEER White Paper:
Overview of the Infant-Toddler Workforce
By Diane M. Horm

ITC@NIEER White Paper:
Financing Care For Infants And Toddlers
By Karen Schulman, National Women’s Law Center

ITC@NIEER Research:
The Financial Impact of COVID Licensing Standards on New Jersey Child Care Providers
By Karin Garver
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