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Social-Emotional Development Foundations

Preschool Learning Foundations
Social-Emotional Development foundation map PDF   
California Preschool Learning Foundations, Volume 1, Social-Emotional Development Chapter

Preschool Curriculum Framework
California Preschool Curriculum Framework, Volume 1, Social-Emotional Development Chapter

Researcher Video Presentations
Social-Emotional Development

External Resources to Support Social-Emotional Development

The Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL) is focused on promoting the social-emotional development and school readiness of young children birth to age 5. CSEFEL is a national resource center funded by the Office of Head Start and Child Care Bureau for disseminating research and evidence-based practices to early childhood programs across the country. On this website, you will find user-friendly training materials, videos, and print resources available for download.

The Technical Assistance Center on Social Emotional Intervention for Young Children (TACSEI) is a five-year grant made possible by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. TACSEI takes the research that shows which practices improving the social-emotional outcomes for young children with, or at risk for, delays or disabilities and creates free products and resources to help decision-makers, caregivers, and service providers apply these best practices in the work they do every day. Most of these free products are on the website for download.