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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…

Rojas Joanne, Nash John, Rous Beth, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Design thinking techniques, including empathetic interviews, provide a promising new methodology for enhancing the quality of childcare services. This human-centred approach seeks to address complex problems with a deliberate, thoughtful solution-…
Goffin Stacie G., Daga Erin, May, 2017
Reports & Papers
The Early Childhood Education Leadership Development Compendium: A View of the Current Landscape is one-of-a-kind in its identification of the early childhood education (ECE) field's leadership development programs and in providing an overview of…
Durden Tonia, Mincemoyer Claudia, Crandall Leslie, Alviz Kit, Garcia Aileen, July, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
High-quality family childcare (FCC) can positively influence all areas of a child's growth and development. Thus, it is important to invest in efforts to increase quality, including providing professional development to enhance the skills of those…
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…
Goffin Stacie G., Janke Morgan, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of the characteristics of programs that support leadership development in the early childhood education field, based on survey responses from 55 leadership development programs
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
Starr Rebecca, Moodie Shannon, Rothenberg Laura, Isner Tabitha K., Tout Kathryn, January, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the child care resource and referral system in Kentucky, including provider and parent services and community stakeholder collaboration, based on surveys of resource and referral training participants, interviews with resource and…
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, August, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of child care center obesity prevention practices and child care resource and referral agency health-related training and technical assistance offerings, based on a survey of 113 agencies from 29 states
Grisham-Brown Jennifer, Hallam Rena A., Pretti-Frontczak Kristie, September, 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An account of the inter-rater reliability training of 18 Head Start teachers using the Assessment, Evaluation, and Programming System for Infants and Children (AEPS) with the technical assistance of Project LINK
Rous Beth, Grove Jaime, Cox Megan, Townley Kimberly, Crumpton Gwendolyn, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the factors that predict early childhood education and care professional development outcomes and the relationship of these factors to program quality, child outcomes, and staff retention, based on data collected from participants in a…
University of Kentucky. Kentucky Partnership for Early Childhood Services, June 2007
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the content of early childhood professional development offerings in Kentucky in 2006 and its relationship to the core content in the state's professional development framework
McLaren Elizabeth, 2007
Reports & Papers
A randomized-controlled field trial evaluated the effectiveness of two interventions, training supplemented with peer coaching and training supplemented with on-site consultation, to promote the transfer of learning from the workshop to the…
University of Kentucky. Kentucky Partnership for Early Childhood Services, January 2006
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the content of early childhood professional development offerings in Kentucky in 2005 and its relationship to the core content in the state's professional development framework
Rous Beth, Hemmeter Mary Louise, Schuster John W., 1999
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of the influence of training and technical assistance using the Sequenced Transition to Education in the Public Schools model (STEPS) on the development and implementation of formalized transition policies and procedures for community-…