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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…

Ritchie Lorrene D., Keeton Victoria, Lee Danielle Louhrine, Gurzo Klara, Vitale Elyse Homel, Au Lauren, Alkon Abbey, January 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The study evaluated an educational intervention with family child care home (FCCH) providers to implement nutrition standards. A convenience sample of licensed California FCCH providers (n=30) attended a 2-hour, in-person group training in…

McLean Caitlin, Austin Lea J. E., Whitebook Marcy, Olson Krista L., 2021
Other
Since 2016, the biennial Early Childhood Workforce Index has tracked the status of the early care and education workforce and related state policies in order to identify promising practices for improving early educator jobs and changes over time.…
National Women's Law Center, March, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
As public experts advise against large group convenings and child care centers and schools across the country are closing, home-based child care is positioned as the primary care arrangement for the essential workforce during this public health…
Gardner Madelyn, Melnick Hanna, Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Barajas Jessica, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report offers practitioners and policymakers an opportunity to learn from promising programs that recruit and prepare diverse cohorts of educators to teach in programs serving children birth to age 5 in California--a state that is actively…
Gardner Madelyn, Melnick Hanna, Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Barajas Jessica, December, 2019
Executive Summary
This report offers practitioners and policymakers an opportunity to learn from promising programs that recruit and prepare diverse cohorts of educators to teach in programs serving children birth to age 5 in California--a state that is actively…
Gardner Madelyn, Melnick Hanna, Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Barajas Jessica, December, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
High-quality early childhood education (ECE) begins with well-prepared, highly qualified educators. This brief offers practitioners and policymakers an opportunity to learn from promising programs that recruit and prepare racially, ethnically,…
Gardner Madelyn, Melnick Hanna, Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Barajas Jessica, December, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
High-quality early childhood education (ECE) begins with well-prepared, highly qualified educators. This brief offers practitioners and policymakers an opportunity to learn from promising programs that recruit and prepare racially, ethnically,…
Bipartisan Policy Center. Early Childhood Initiative, September, 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document discusses registered apprenticeships (RAs) as a career path option for states to support their early childhood workforce. It provides examples from three states: West Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Colorado.
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Whitebook Marcy, Mokhiber Zane, Austin Lea J. E., 23 July, 2019
Other
This paper makes the case for aligning the costs of our ECE system with what is required to create a strong and sustainable system. Herein, we model a system to meet the needs of all families in California and solve the myriad problems the current…
Arabella Advisors, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
In the summer of 2018, the New Venture Fund, with support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, commissioned Arabella Advisors to review the leadership development landscape within the formal early childhood education sector. As detailed in…
Engage R+D, January, 2019
Reports & Papers
In the three years since the start of the coaching, OUSD has seen overall improvements in measures of child development, classroom quality, and teacher quality. However, it was not known how coaching had contributed to these changes. In order to…
Austin Lea J. E., Edwards Bethany, Whitebook Marcy, October, 2018
Reports & Papers

This brief directs stakeholders to three more recent, though not comprehensive, sources of information about the California early childhood workforce: 1) local workforce data sources from three counties; 2) annual federal data collected by the U.…

California Child Care Resource and Referral Network, Engage R+D, May, 2018
Reports & Papers
With funding from The David and Lucile Packard Foundation, the California Child Care Resource & Referral Network (the Network), in partnership with Engage R+D, assessed the impact of a California pilot of the Kaleidoscope Play & Learn model…
Lieberman Abbie, Cook Shayna, Jackson Sarah, April, 2018
Other
The following profiles show how communities within New Jersey, Texas, Illinois, Tennessee, and California are strengthening pre-K teachers' knowledge and competencies to ensure that they are effectively prepared to work with young children. We…