Informational Websites

Please note that the Early Childhood Council of Kern does not endorse any one agency/organization over another. The information on this site is general and current as of the date the information was placed on the website. The Early Childhood Council of Kern is not responsible for the accuracy of the information on the sites listed below which are provided as informational only.


Accredited Online Colleges

Affordable Colleges Online

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Institutes for Research

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Association of California School Administrators

Bakersfield College

Bakersfield Homeless Shelter

Become a Child Advocate

Better Kid Care

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Born Learning

Boys & Girls Clubs of Kern County

Brain Awareness Week Information

Building Child Care Bureau of Labor Statistics

California Adolescent Health Collaborative

Children’s Advocacy Institute

California Alternative Payment Program Association

California Assembly

California Association for the Education of Young Children

California Budget Project

California Child Care Coordinators Association

California Child Care Resource and Referral Network

California Child Development Administrator’s Association

California Children and Families Association

California Code of Regulations

California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office

California Council of Parent Participation Nursery School

California Voter Foundation California Map Series

California County Superintendents Educational Services Association

California County Welfare Directors Association

California Department of Education

California Department of Education Management Bulletins

California Department of Finance

California Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing Division

California Early Childhood Mentor Program

California Education Code Sections >

California Endowment

California Governor’s Office

California Head Start Association

California Head Start/State Collaboration

California Legislative Analyst Office

California Map to Inclusion & Belonging

California Park & Recreation Society

California Preschool Instructional Network (CPIN)

California School Age Consortium

California Senate

California State Library and California Research Bureau

California State University, Bakersfield

California Virtual Campus

California Women’s Law Center

California Wellness Foundation

Center for Online Education

Center for the Study of Child Care Employment

Cerro Coso Community College

Child Care Law Center

Child Care Resources

Child Protective Services- Kern County Department of Human Services

Child Development Training Consortium (CDTC)

Child Trends

Child Welfare League of America

Children’s Advocacy Institute

Children’s Defense Fund/California Office

Children’s Defense Fund

Children’s Foundation

Children’s Institute International

Children Now

City of Bakersfield

Clinica Sierra Vista

College Affordability Guide

Community Action Partnership of Kern

Community Connection for Child Care

Council of Chief State School Officers

Consumer Product Safety Commission

California Association of Counties

Covenant Community Services

David and Lucille Packard Foundation

Department of Labor

Design Childcare

Docs for Tots

Early Childhood Council of Kern

Early Childhood Research & Practice

Early Childhood Teachers

Early Edge California

Education Resources Information Center [ERIC]

Education Trust

Early Educator Central


Employer’s Training Resource

Families and Work Institute

Family Resource Centers

Fight Crime: Invest in Kids CA

First 5 California Children and Families Commission

First 5 Kern

For Our Babies

H.E.A.R.T.S. Connection Family Resource Center

Indian Health Service

Information on Legislation

Kern Council of Governments

Kern County

Kern County Department of Child Support

Kern County Department of Human Services

Kern County Department of Mental Health

Kern County Department of Public Health

Kern County Network for Children

Kern County Superintendent of Schools

Kern Regional Center

Library of Congress’ State and Local Government Resource Page

Local Child Care Planning Councils (LPCs)

National Association for Family Child Care

National Association for the Education of Young Children

National Black Child Development Institute

National Center for Children in Poverty

National Center for Quality Afterschool

National Child Care Association

National Children’s Facilities Network

National Head Start Association

National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse

Omni Health

National Resource Center for Health and Safety in Child Care and Early Education

NIEER-National Institute for Early Education

Office of Special Education Programs

On the Capitol Doorstep

Parent Teachers Association – California

Parent Voices

Parents Action

Policy Analysis For California Education

Pre-K Now

Professional Association for Childhood Educators

Program for Infant Toddler Care

Social and Emotional Development in Young Children

Sight Words

Stand for Children

State of California

Staying Safe at Home for Kids

Taft College

Telability – Enhancing the lives of children with disabilities

The Center for the Future of Children

The Children’s Collabrium

The Incredible Years

UC Davis Cooperative Extension – Nutrition, Family and Consumer Science

Urban Strategies Council

Keeping Your House Safe For Children


WIC – Women, Infants and Children

Zero to Three