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Sleet Kaysha, Sisson Susan B., Dev Dipti A., Love Charlotte, Williams Mary B., Hoffman Leah, Jernigan Valarie Blue Bird, January, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Establishing healthy eating habits early affects lifelong dietary intake, which has implications for many health outcomes. With children spending time in early care and education (ECE) programs, teachers establish the daytime meal…
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…

Kracht Chelsea L., Sisson Susan B., Walker Devon, Kerr Kelly, Stephens Lancer, Anderson Amber, Seward Julie, Weedn Ashley E., Cheney Marshall, Copeland Kristen A., Salvatore Alicia, Jacob Audrey, Key Michelle, Dennison Michelle, Tallbear Chris, Horm Diane M., 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to develop an understanding of how stakeholders, specifically early care and education (ECE) teachers, perceive their role in the development of young American Indian children, and envision working with health care…
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…
Mayer Alexander K., Cullinan Dan, Calmeyer Elizabeth, Patterson Kelsey, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
This report presents findings from a study designed in partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) to increase the number of clients who renew their child care subsidy by their renewal deadline. The BIAS team and DHS designed…
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
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
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
Griffith Priscilla L., Kimmel Susan J., Biscoe Belinda, Winter 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effect of Early Reading First professional development on the literacy development of children in prekindergarten classes in seven public elementary schools and private child care centers in Oklahoma over a period of 3 years, based on…
Shivers Eva Marie, 2008
Reports & Papers
A study of the training concerns and needs of family, friend, and neighbor child care providers, based on focus groups with 30 providers in Phoenix, Arizona; Los Angeles; and the Cherokee Nation, Oklahoma
LaFerney Pamela S., 2006
Reports & Papers
An examination of the relationship between different types of early childhood professional development/initiatives and child care quality in Oklahoma preschool classrooms
United States. Employment and Training Administration. Office of Apprenticeship, Training, Employer and Labor Services, 30 April, 2003
Reports & Papers
A process evaluation of the first two rounds of the Quality Child-Care Initiative, federally funded grants for states to address child care quality and labor issues by applying the apprenticeship training method to the child care workforce, in…