Frameworks & Guidelines

The sets below are available in Educa. We add others by customer request.

Frameworks in Educa

Educa has a library of preloaded early learning guidelines, frameworks, curriculum goals and quality standards that can be linked to Learning Stories or plans.

This list also includes teacher standards, that can be referred to as part of teacher reflections or teacher stories in the private Teacher Portfolio section of Educa.


Montessori Essential Elements
Montessori Material Aims

learning story with links

How frameworks look inside Educa.


The Early Years Learning Framework
Australia Professional Teaching Standards AITSL

My Time Our Place
National Quality Standard ACECQA
Preschool curriculum goals by state
Note, Educa has also compiled a list of professional development resources here.

United States

Educa has most state frameworks preloaded. And will add other um goals below already loaded into its library. Any other state or specialty frameworks can be added by request.


DRDP – all DRDP views in Educa’s DRDP Ratings tool (for Head Start and several states)
Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework – in Educa Ratings tool

Pre-K Foundation for Common Core
NAEYC Code of Ethics (for teacher development linking)


Arkansas Child Development and Early Learning Standards


California Learning & Development Foundations
DRDP (2015) – in Ratings tool here


Colorado Preschool Standards (taken from the Colorado Academic Standards (CAS) for all 10 content areas).


Connecticut Early Learning & Development Standards


Florida Early Learning And Developmental Standards For Four-Year-Olds


Georgia Early Learning & Development Standards

Georgia Early Learning & Development Standards (With Examples)


Hawaii Early Learning and Development Standards


Idaho Early Learning eGuidelines


Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards (IELDS) and Early Learning Guidelines for Children Birth to Age


Massachusetts Guidelines for Preschool Learning Experiences

Massachusetts Early Learning Guidelines for Infants and Toddlers


Michigan Early Childhood Standards of Quality (Infant/Toddler)

Michigan Early Childhood Standards of Quality (Preschool)


Minnesota ECIPs

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Early Learning Standards

New Jersey

New Jersey Preschool Teaching and Learning Standards and Birth to Three Early Learning Standards

New York

New York State Early Learning Guidelines
The New York State Prekindergarten Foundation for the Common Core

North Carolina

North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development


Ohio Approaches Toward Learning Development Standards – in Educa


Oklahoma Early Learning Guidelines


Texas Infant, Toddler and 3-Year-Old Early Learning Guidelines

Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines (Up to 48 months)


Virginia’s Foundation Blocks for Early Learning: Comprehensive Standards for Four Year Olds
Virginia’s Milestones of Child Development


Washington State Early Learning and Development Guidelines (by age group)

Washington DC

District of Columbia Early Learning Standards


Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards


New Zealand

Te Whāriki, the New Zealand Early Childhood Curriculum

Te Whāriki – Samoan

Key Competencies

New Zealand Primary School Curriculum, by year level

New Zealand Code of Professional Responsibility (for professional development)

New Zealand Standards for the Teaching Profession (as updated in 2017)

Professional Standards for Primary School Principals

VECTEA Validation Standards (for teachers)

United Kingdom

The Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)