"Since 1970, Carlina Rinaldi has served as a Pedagogista and as Director of the Municipal Infant-Toddler Centers and Preschools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. She is now a Pedagogical Consultant to Reggio Children, and a Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio in the faculty of Science and Early Education."
Insights and Inspirations from Reggio Emilia: Stories of Teachers and Children from North America
The Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) approach equates good care with trained infant/toddler care teachers who are preparing themselves and the environment so that infants can learn. For care to be good, it must explore ways to help infant/toddler care teachers get "in tune" with each infant they serve and learn from the individual infant what he or she needs, thinks, and feels. http://www.pitc.org/pub/pitc_docs/about.html
For Our Babies is a national movement promoting healthy development in U.S. children from conception to age 3. We advocate for the types of environments, experiences, and relationships that infants and toddlers need in order to thrive.