Why is it important to know what is happening at the state and national level in terms policy, funding, and legislation related to early childhood?

1. How do state and national policies impact local need?

2. Review the sample needs assessment questionnaire in Director’s Resource 2-1, and adjust it so you could use it for a 10-item online survey.

a. How would you introduce the survey in an email that encourages potential program users to answer the questions?

b. What incentive would you offer to encourage participation in the survey?

c. What follow-up message would you send to those who participated in the survey?