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Submission Guidelines and Manuscript Instructions

We develop 4 themed-issues of the ZERO TO THREE Journal each year, and thus solicit manuscripts by invitation for those issues.

We do also accept unsolicited submissions and will publish accepted papers as space allows, either in the printed issue or the online Journal Supplement.

The ZERO TO THREE Journal accepts manuscripts that represent the full range of diversity across the ZERO TO THREE community: diversity of professional practice, experience, and populations served, as well as diversity of age, race, culture, gender, and geographic location of authors. We are particularly looking for articles that tell a story of professionals who work together to overcome obstacles or discover new pathways to reach the noble goal of better serving young children and families. We are also interested in collaborations between professionals or agencies that are novel, unexpected or challenging, or that resulted in unexpected benefits in addition to the outcomes that were hoped for.

To ensure a successful submission:

  • Be familiar with the style and content of the ZERO TO THREE Journal. Read a sample issue.
  • Note that the ZERO TO THREE Journal is not peer-reviewed, although we do have an editorial review process and not all articles are suitable for the Journal.
  • Read and follow the Submission Guidelines and Manuscript Instructions.
  • Questions? Contact Stefanie Powers, Editor-in-Chief, [email protected]

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