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Goffin Stacie G., Gager Erin, October 2021
Reports & Papers

The Early Childhood Care and Education Leadership Development Compendium: A View of the Current Landscape is one-of-a-kind in its identification of the early care and education (ECE) field’s leadership development programs. Its survey findings…

Callaway-Cole Larisa, Kimble Ashley, September 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

At institutions striving to maintain face-to-face field placements and instruction amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, circumstances changed daily in response to new developments at the university, local school districts, and personal circumstances.…

Williams Ashley C., Montoya Elena, Kim Yoonjeon, Austin Lea J. E., August 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

California is moving quickly to transform transitional kindergarten (TK) into a universal preschool program to be available to all four-year-olds in the state by 2025 (California Legislative Information, 2021b). This will create the need for as…

Bassok Daphna, Smith Amy Ela, Markowitz Anna J., Miller-Bains Katherine L., August 2021
Reports & Papers

This report uses survey data to describe the experiences of 95 child care teachers and 175 child care leaders in navigating Louisiana’s new requirement that all lead teachers in publicly funded child care sites obtain an Early Childhood Ancillary…

Sharrock Emily, Parkerson Courtney, July 2021
Other

We begin with several design considerations for creating residency or apprenticeship programs that impact the cost. We break this section into ongoing operating expenses and one-time planning costs. We then discuss considerations related to…

Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), July 2021
Reports & Papers

In 2021, Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) was contracted by the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), to conduct a federally mandated Market Rate Survey (MRS) of child care providers throughout the state. The survey was administered…

Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), July 2021
Executive Summary

In 2021, Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) was contracted by the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), to conduct a federally mandated Market Rate Survey (MRS) of child care providers throughout the state. The survey was administered…

Adams Gina, Ewen Danielle, Luetmer Grace, June 2021
Other

Using contract-based financing mechanisms to meet child care goals is of increasing interest to policymakers and stakeholders seeking to address key issues and inequities in the child care system, including how to address the major challenges…

Adams Gina, Ewen Danielle, Luetmer Grace, June 2021
Executive Summary

Using contract-based financing mechanisms to meet child care goals is of increasing interest to policymakers and stakeholders seeking to address key issues and inequities in the child care system, including how to address the major challenges…

Bassok Daphna, Herring Walter, Markowitz Anna J., Bellows Laura, April 2021
Reports & Papers

Through the Study of Early Education in Louisiana, a longstanding Research Policy Partnership, we invited leaders of every state-approved ECAC program to complete a survey aimed at identifying the obstacles teachers face en route to earning an…

Gelfer Jeffery I., Nguyen Neal Nghia, Oh-Young Conrad, March, 2021
Other
Peer Reviewed
In an effort to alleviate the existing teacher shortages in the field of early childhood education (ECE) across the United States, there is a necessity for teacher preparation programmes to accommodate ECE in-service teachers or graduate students (…
Kornack Cody, LiBetti Ashley, January, 2021
Other

Our country faces a confluence of crises: a raging pandemic, economic destabilization, and a long-coming public reckoning with systemic and historic racism. The early childhood workforce is a linchpin to creating a stronger future as our country…

Kornack Cody, LiBetti Ashley, January, 2021
Executive Summary

Our country faces a confluence of crises: a raging pandemic, economic destabilization, and a long-coming public reckoning with systemic and historic racism. The early childhood workforce is a linchpin to creating a stronger future as our country…

Wright Tanya S., Parks Amy Noelle, Wilinski Bethany, Domke Lisa, Hopkins Laura J., January, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine preK certification requirements for literacy and mathematics coursework to understand policy trends across the United States. We were interested in examining whether teacher certification requirements in…
Child Care Services Association, 2021
Reports & Papers

This report includes results of a program to supplement the salaries of teachers, directors, and family child care providers, based on data from 3,089 child care professionals from 58 counties in North Carolina. Tables indicate demographic…