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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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Hawkins Helen, 2004
Reports & Papers
A pilot evaluation of care quality in preparation for national accreditation of a center's of 3 classrooms with 55 children
Whitebook Marcy, Sakai Laura, Howes Carollee, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study examining characteristics of child care centers that improved in quality and retained the higher quality over time, and assessing the impact of NAEYC accreditation on quality improvement
Apple Peggy Lea, 2004
Reports & Papers
A study of the association between quality indicators of early childhood education and care (ECEC) and the number of programs accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), using quality indicators from the…
Wisconsin. Department of Workforce Development, 2003
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of a state program aimed at improving the education, training and compensation of child care providers and increasing accreditation rates of child care facilities
Adams Diane B., Roach Mary A., Riley David Allen, Edie David, 2002
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of the differences between nationally accredited and non-accredited child care centers, and the state's role in accreditation
Iowa Early Care and Education Professional Development, May, 2001
Reports & Papers
A study of the characteristics of center-based child care workers in Iowa, including education, qualifications, wages, benefits, and turnover, based on a survey of child care center program directors
Iowa Early Care and Education Professional Development, May, 2001
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the characteristics of center-based child care workers in Iowa, including education, qualifications, wages, benefits, and turnover, based on a survey of child care center program directors
University of London. Thomas Coram Research Unit, March, 2001
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of the National Childcare Strategy program in the United Kingdom
National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2001
Other
NAEYC's standards for the preparation of early childhood professionals, intended for higher education programs that prepare practitioners at the initial licensure or certification level (usually a baccalaureate or master?s degree)
Cryer Debby, Hurwitz Sarah, Wolery Mark, 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of child care centers' reported practices regarding continuity of care and class transition for infants and toddlers
Grieshaber Susan, 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Gormley, Jr. William T., Lucas Jessica, 2000
Reports & Papers
An examination of the association between financial incentives and reimbursement, accreditation, and child care quality, based on accreditation data from the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) for Florida, Kentucky,…
Bloom Paula Jorde, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study used the Early Childhood Work Environment Survey to compare the work environments of accredited child care centers with the work environments of nonaccredited child care centers
Zellman Gail L., Johansen Anne, 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of pressure put upon child care providers located on military installations to become accredited or certified
Seefeldt Carol, 1988
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the development and implementation of accreditation guidelines for early education providers as well an overview of how to improve baccalaureate and fifth-year education for early education providers