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Social and Emotional well-being sets the foundation for the development and learning of infants, toddlers and young children.  

Experts in child care, education, healthcare, family support and mental health have collectively identified the critical need to support and teach families, care givers and educators how to  help children develop these competencies.  The Pyramid Model provides an evidence-based  framework proven to be an effective approach to building social emotional competency at home and in early care and education settings.  Explore the site to learn more about this powerful model and reach out for additional information and support.

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The New York State Pyramid Model is improving the experiences of children throughout our state

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This project is support by the Child Care Development Block Grant, under the direction of the New York State Office of Children and Family Services.

“This project is supported by the Preschool Development Grant Birth through Five Initiative (PDGB5), Grant Number 90TP005903, from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Office of Child Care.  Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families.”

This project is coordinated under the direction of the New York Council on Children and Families.