Access basic information about Oregon’s Early Learning System, including:
We use the term early learner with the most inclusive meaning possible. It includes children prenatal through 3rd grade and all aspects of development and the wide range of programs that serve them.
Terms used to describe early care and education can be confusing. Thus, Oregon partners have created a glossary so that you can easily find a description of a terms used in Oregon in the Oregon Glossary. Descriptions of terms used more broadly can be found in the National Glossary provided by Early Care and Education Research Connections.
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