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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…

Le Lan T., Lavin Kelly, Aquino Ana Katrina, Shivers Eva Marie, Perry Deborah F., Horen Neal, December, 2018
Reports & Papers
With few systemic efforts to improve and enhance FFN child care, this study aimed to understand the potential role that IECMHC, as an effective, prevention-based service, could play to meet the needs of FFN providers, children and their families.…
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…
Weigel Daniel J., Weiser Dana A., Bales Diane W., Moyses Kendra J., Fall 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A growing number of early childhood professionals use the Internet to improve their skills, knowledge, and practice. The Internet may be a practical alternative for providing high-quality, research-based training, information, and resources to these…
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
Thorman Abigail E., Fuger Kathryn Lu Magnuson, Newkirk Melissa K., July, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of the 40-Hour Initial Pre-Service Training for Entry-Level Child Care Providers, an interactive online training, that examines participant experiences of and knowledge gains from the training and changes to resource and referral…
Van Egeren Laurie A., Kirk Rosalind, Brophy-Herb Holly, Carlson John S., Tableman Betty, Bender Stacy L., March, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Child Care Expulsion Prevention, a Michigan early childhood mental health consultation program, that examines child, family, and child care provider and program outcomes, and fidelity of the consultation process, based on a…
Carlson John S., Tiret Holly B., Bender Stacy L., Benson Laurie, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined changes in preschool teachers' perceptions of classroom management strategies following group training in the recently revised Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management Program (C. Webster-Stratton, 2006). The authors used a…
SRA International, Inc., August, 2010
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of Family, Friends and Neighbor Care, a program in Grand Rapids, Michigan, to improve the quality of home-based child care providers through home visits and play groups, that examines program implementation and changes in caregiving…
Koh Serene, Neuman Susan B., May 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation into the effect of family child care providers? participation in a language and literacy professional development program on their early literacy practices, based on a sample of 128 family child care providers receiving a language…