The Office of Early Childhood Development (ECD) promotes a joint federal approach to improve early childhood education and development. ECD includes the Offices of Child Care and Head Start, and the Interagency Team.
What We Do
The Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary for ECD promotes a joint approach at the federal level, improving the availability of high-quality early learning and development programs.Learn More
Colleen Rathgeb is the acting director of the ECD.Learn More
Early Childhood Development Website
Find out more about the ECD on the agency's website.Learn More