The following lists provide links to national resources about early childhood program standards. These national resources supplement the state-level regulations and standards found in the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations.

Resources about Child Care Licensing Requirements

Resources about Child Care and Development Fund Requirements

Resources about Head Start Program Performance Standards

Resources about Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS) Standards

Resources about Prekindergarten and Preschool Requirements

National Program Standards and Guidelines

Program Standards Crosswalk Tool