Early Childhood Indicators of Progress

The Early Childhood Indicators of Progress (ECIPs) are Minnesota’s early learning standards. Revised and expanded in 2017, these standards are a framework for a common set of developmentally appropriate expectations for children ages birth to kindergarten, within a context of shared responsibility for helping children meet these expectations.The ECIPs are aligned to the Minnesota Kindergarten Academic Standards.


Practice Briefs

ECIPs Practice Briefs are short, targeted information briefs designed to help early childhood professionals expand usage of the early learning standards to increase support for children and their families.

Supplemental ECIP Documents

Translated Documents

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Early Childhood Standards Help Teachers and Caregivers Design Learning Experiences

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