Preliminary literature review of existing health and education needs assessments and strategic recommendations for the early childhood field within the last eight years.
Interviews and surveys with families of children aged birth through five (B-5) and EC professionals to qualitatively assess their diverse range of needs. Questions focused on uncovering gaps in current programs and services across the state.
Provider Landscape Assessment
Statewide collection and analysis of EC professional-level and program-level data to calculate and report on the current landscape of programs and services available to children B-5 and their families.
Inventory and assessment of current data systems, focusing on the State’s ability to quantitatively identify the unique number of children B-5 being served in Delaware’s EC system. Data flow and business flow diagrams map gaps in data collection.