Describing an Early Childhood System:
This diagram represents the many pieces that make up an early childhood system. The five flower petals represent the core components. Where the five petals are joined in the center represents the collaborative early childhood efforts functioning at their best, yielding children who are healthy and ready to learn when they enter school.
The circle of green surrounding the ECCS flower is like a field of grass. Listed in this field are seven key strategies critical to the success of early childhood strategies.