Keys to High-Quality Child Care for Infants and Toddlers
This factsheet focuses on core knowledge and competencies (CKC), which define the content and skills that adults working with infants and toddlers need to support individualized learning experiences and development.
Core knowledge and competencies (CKCs) define the content (knowledge) and skills (competencies) that adults working with young children need to support individualized learning experiences and development. CKCs are components of a broader professional development system in most States and territories.
This table summarizes state examples of inclusion of infant/toddler quality indicators in Quality Rating and Improvement Systems.