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Bailey Ann E., Reese Meredith H. T., January, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of the HSCP evaluation is to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of the Health and Safety coaches and the providers who received coaching. The data are intended to inform the development and implementation of the HSCP,…
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…

Bailey Ann E., Reese Meredith H. T., January, 2020
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of the ITSN providers who received coaching and the ITSN coaches themselves. The data collected are intended to inform the development and the implementation of…
Lloyd Chrishana M., Kane Maggie C., Seok Deborah, Vega Claudia, September, 2019
Reports & Papers
To ensure that HBCC providers receive the support they need to successfully foster learning and development for children in their care, early childhood education systems and agencies must explore new professional development methods that align more…
Carlson Julianna, Silamongkol Thanharat, Cleveland Jennifer, August, 2019
Reports & Papers
Coaching is integral to Building Quality and Parent Aware. A growing body of research indicates that this type of individualized, relationship-based professional development leads to improved instructional practices, which in turn affect child…
Bailey Ann E., August, 2019
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this study survey was to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of the inclusion coaches and the licensed child care providers who received ICP coaching. The data collected are intended to inform the ICP, including the…
Bailey Ann E., July, 2019
Reports & Papers
The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitudes, and experiences of the ITSN providers who received coaching and the ITSN coaches. The data collected are intended to inform the development of the ITSN, including the effectiveness of…
Larson Nicole, Loth Katie A., Nanney Marilyn S., March, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: To describe any rural-urban differences in child care providers' (1) past training on the facilitation of child healthy eating and physical activity and (2) views relevant to the design of trainings. Methods: Cross-sectional analysis of…
Paschall Katherine W., Kane Maggie C., Hilty Rowan, Silamongkol Thanharat, Tout Kathryn, September, 2018
Reports & Papers
Findings from this study provide critical information about how Minnesota's professional development training system currently functions for the child care and early education workforce and the extent to which progress has been made to ensure…
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…
Cox Megan, Hollingsworth Heidi, Buysse Virginia, Q3 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study provides results from the Landscape Survey, a statewide survey of professional development (PD) created by the National Professional Development Center on Inclusion (NPDCI). The survey included a sample of 831 professional development…
Susman-Stillman Amy R., Bailey Ann E., Webb Chloe, May, 2014
Reports & Papers
Authentic assessment is widely recognized as a necessary component of high quality early childhood practices practices (Bagnato, Neisworth, & Pretti-Frontczak, 2010; Grisham-Brown, Hallam & Brookshire, 2006). As part of its Race to the Top:…
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