Early Learning Resources

The Minnesota Department of Education’s Division of Early Learning Services produces a variety of publications about early childhood issues including the School Readiness Assessment Study, parent resources and Minnesota's Early Learning Standards.

NEW! Learn about the Early Learning Scholarships Program.

Coordinator Resources
Coordinator resources provide information essential for program coordinators in the administration of Early Childhood Family Education, Early Childhood Screening, Infant and Toddler Intervention/Preschool Special Education and School Readiness Programs. Resources include manuals, guides, forms and other documents to implement quality early learning programs.

Reports on early childhood programs (Early Childhood Family Education, Early Childhood Screening and School Readiness) which detail information about participation, program services and program results are available by early childhood program and year in the Data Center. Early Childhood Special Education District Profiles are also available in the Data Center by district and report type.

Help Me Grow
A new publication has been developed to answer questions and provide resources for parents and other caregivers who have concerns about their child’s growth and development.