COVID-19 Resources for Early Childhood Policymakers and Administrators on NIEER Website

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) is collecting and posting COVID-19 resources for state and local early childhood education policymakers, including online collections of resources they can refer to parents and teachers.

“Easy access to this guidance and information will help early childhood education administrators take steps from supporting prevention to coping with the virus and its consequences, including school closings,” said NIEER Founder and Senior Co-Director Steven Barnett, Ph.D.

NIEER’s collection of COVID-19 resources is available at

Resources available are from Administration for Children and Families, American Academy of Pediatrics, Bedtime Math, Center for Disease Control, Child Care Aware, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Indiana Department of Education, Inter-agency Network for Education in Emergencies, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, National Council of State Legislatures, National Governors Association, Nebraska Department of Education, North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation, Oregon Department of Education, U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Department of Education, Vermont Department of Health, Washington State Department of Children, Youth & Families, and Zero to Three.

Resource suggestions may be emailed to Insert COVID-19 in the subject line.

The National Institute for Early Education Research ( at the Rutgers Graduate School of Education, New Brunswick, NJ, supports early childhood education policy and practice through independent, objective research.