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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Bloom Paula Jorde, Sheerer Marilyn, 1992
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Longitudinal outcomes of a child care provider training program as reflected in participant competence, quality of subsequent teaching practices and quality of provider work life
Aronson Susan S., Aiken Leona S., February, 1980
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An evaluation of a health and safety advocacy training program for child workers that examines participant health knowledge and health advocacy opinions and program compliance with health and safety standards pre- and post-training, based on data…
Friedman S. Thomas, Pierce-Jones John, Barron W. E., Caldwell Bill S., 1967
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of teachers' initial opinions of the Head Start program, their expectations, their predictions of the program's effectiveness, and these factors confluence as an important component in Head Start instruction; the data was collected using…
Partnership for After School Education, n.d.
Reports & Papers
An exploration of the opportunities for the professional development of workers in after school programs
Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, n.d.
Executive Summary
A summary of an exploration of the opportunities for the professional development of workers in after school programs
First 5 California, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An account of the number of children with disabilities or special needs and their families served by First 5 California programs and services, and an account of the number of providers trained to provide services to this population
First 5 California, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Statistics on child care provider participation in training programs supported by First 5 California funding
First 5 California, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A description of training programs and initiatives supported by First 5 California funding that are available for early childhood workers
Coalition for Science After School, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of professional development opportunities for the after school workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs, and a discussion of the ability of youth workers to be effective STEM teachers
National Center on Early Childhood Development, Teaching, and Learning, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council's (NRC) 2015 report, Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth to Eight, offers recommendations to build a high quality early childhood workforce with the knowledge, preparation,…

University of Virginia. Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, n.d.
Other

The goal of this report is to provide an overview of key elements of VPI+ implementation in Year 1 and clear recommendations for the remaining years of the grant. We draw from multiple sources of data throughout the report, including observations…

University of Virginia. Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning, n.d.
Executive Summary

This report provides an overview of important elements of VPI+ implementation in year 1 and clear recommendations to guide work in year 2 and beyond. Elements of the program that were a focus for CASTL supports are reviewed, drawing from…

Child Trends, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A total of 2,186 center-based and family child care providers were asked about their experience using and perceptions of Develop, Minnesota's online Quality Improvement and Registry Tool. (author abstract)
Child Trends, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
2,186 Minnesota center-based and family child care providers were surveyed qualitatively to discover challenges to participating in ongoing training. Location, cost, and interest were common barriers identified in the study. Results are broken down…
Child Trends, n.d.
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet features a map of Minnesota upon which are placed orange circles representing the size of the child care workforce in Minnesota towns and cities, green triangles in towns and cities with trainers in the Develop quality improvement…