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University of California, Berkeley. Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Bellwether Education Partners, National Institute for Early Education Research (U.S.), 2020
Reports & Papers

In order to better understand the levers of change necessary to effect large-scale improvements in early educator preparation, we sought to understand the context around (1) the different requirements instituted by states for early educators, (2…

Gilden Robyn, McElroy Katie, Friedmann Erika, Spanier Adam, Son Heesook, Witherspoon Nsedu Obot, Paul Hester, March, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objective: In this study, we evaluated the effectiveness of an environmental health training program for child care providers. Methods: We conducted a retrospective analysis to evaluate a 5-state training program using a 20-question pretest and…
Ackerman Debra J., 2016
Reports & Papers
The current early care and education (ECE) policy context is bringing increased attention to the training completed by the child care workforce and to the use of registries to track such training. Although ECE workforce registries are designed to…
Lane Cristianne, Surges-Prokop Mary Jo, Johnson Evelyn, Podhajski Blanche, Nathan Jane, March, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a professional learning program on the emergent literacy skills of preschool children. Building Blocks for Literacy is a program consisting of training supported by mentoring designed to teach…
National Registry Alliance, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of the characteristics of state and regional registries of early childhood and school-age trainings and trainers, based on survey responses from 32 registries
Smith Sheila, Robbins Taylor, Schneider William, Kreader J. Lee, Ong Christine, January, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the features of on-site technical assistance and coaching provided by state child care quality rating and improvement system technical assistance providers, based on interviews with 34 technical assistance providers in 17 states
Sigman-Grant Madeleine, Christiansen Elizabeth, Fernandez George, Fletcher Janice, Johnson Susan L., Branen Laurel J., Price Beth A., September, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

A comparison of feeding practices between child care centers that did and did not receive funding and support from the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), and an assessment of training factors that could account for differences among…

Brown Elizabeth Glyn, Amwake Carolynn, Speth Timothy, Scott-Little Catherine, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A presentation of training materials developed to aid in the establishment of viable community partnerships and assist them in the planning and monitoring of services for children