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Limardo Chrys, Hill Sara, Stadd Jessie, Zimmer Tim, October, 2016
Other
While there is increasing consensus regarding the competencies needed for ECE professionals, there continues to be a large disparity between policies set for minimum professional qualifications, wages earned, and access to higher educational…
Limardo Chrys, Hill Sara, Stadd Jessie, Zimmer Tim, October, 2016
Executive Summary
This is a summary of a report examining career pathways for early care and education professionals that includes looking at the challenges professionals face, the role that career pathways can play in strengthening the workforce, strategies for…
Limardo Chrys, Sweeney Teresa, Taylor Laura, June, 2016
Reports & Papers
The Early Learning Career Pathways Initiative, supported by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services (the Departments), examines the current state of career pathways in the early learning industry intended to meet the skill,…
Limardo Chrys, Sweeney Teresa, Taylor Laura, June, 2016
Executive Summary
The Early Learning Career Pathways Initiative, supported by the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services (the Departments), examines the current state of career pathways in the early learning industry intended to meet the skill,…
Smith Linda K., Strain Phillip S., 18 February, 2016
Multimedia
This webinar provides an overview of research findings supporting preschool inclusion and examines some of the beliefs that present barriers to inclusive education implementation. Program elements found in successful inclusion models are highlighted…
Smith Linda K., Strain Phillip S., 18 February, 2016
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that provides an overview of research findings supporting preschool inclusion and examines some of the beliefs that present barriers to inclusive education implementation. Program elements found in…
Oldham Erin, Hawes Susy, January, 2014
Reports & Papers
The charge of the Early Learning Workforce Study was to conduct an assessment of the individuals employed in the existing early learning workforce in Rhode Island by surveying directors and center staff in child care centers and family child care…
Oldham Erin, Hawes Susy, January, 2014
Executive Summary
The charge of the Early Learning Workforce Study was to conduct an assessment of the individuals employed in the existing early learning workforce in Rhode Island by surveying directors and center staff in child care centers and family child care…
Lloyd Chrishana M., Modlin Emily L., February, 2012
Other
An examination of the planning and implementation of the teacher coaching component of a research demonstration project in Head Start centers, with a discussion of lessons learned about coaching from the project
Institute of Medicine (U.S.), National Research Council (U.S.), 2012
Other
A summary of a workshop to examine the early childhood care and education workforce, including a definition and description of the current workforce, an exploration of workforce characteristics associated with child development outcomes, and a…
Downer Jason T., Pianta Robert C., Fan Xitao, Hamre Bridget K., Mashburn Andrew J., Justice Laura M., 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
As early education grows in the United States, in-service professional development in key instructional and interaction skills is a core component of capacity building in early childhood education. In this article, we describe results from an…
National Infant & Toddler Child Care Initiative (U.S.), August, 2010
Reports & Papers
A proposal of a framework for the coordination and development of a professional development system (PDS) for early educators of infants and toddlers, based on examples from state initiatives of professional development programs
Lieber Joan, Butera Gretchen, Hanson Marci, Palmer Susan B., Horn Eva M., Czaja Carol, Diamond Karen E., Goodman-Jansen Gretchen, Daniels Janese K., Gupta Sarika S., Odom Samuel L., May, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into the identification of factors that affect teacher's ability to implement the Children's School Success (CSS) preschool curriculum, based on a survey of 33 teachers from 5 sites nationwide achieving high and low levels of success…
Feil Edward G., Walker Hill M., Severson Herbert H., Golly Annemieke, Seeley John, Small Jason W., April 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An inquiry into the effectiveness of a Positive Behavior Support (PBS) teacher training model adapted for use in preschool in the improvement of low income children?s behavioral and social skills outcomes, based on assessments of a sample of 265…
Rudd Loretta C., 2003
Reports & Papers
An exploration of the relationship between joint attention professional development for child care staff and young children's language development, based on a sample of 121 children in 29 low quality child care centers