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Cable Carrie, Miller Linda, 2008
Other
an explanation and discussion of the United Kingdom government's efforts to professionalize the early years sector workforce
Brown Brentt, Ramos Melissa, Traill Saskia, January, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of an analysis of the economic impact of the Los Angeles County, California, child care and early education industry in terms of its employment and gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting other industries and labor force…
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a survey of services that local child care resource and referral agencies (CCRRAs) provide to parents, including child care referrals, consumer education, helping parents pay for child care, and parent training and workshops, based on a…
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of and recommendations based on a survey of services that local child care resource and referral agencies (CCRRAs) provide to parents, including child care referrals, consumer education, helping parents pay for child care, and parent…
McDonald Davida, December, 2007
Other
An overview of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) early childhood education program accreditation process and the ways in which the accreditation process can support improvements in child care and early education…
National-Louis University. McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership, Winter 2006
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of a study of 8 early childhood program directors who chose not to pursue accreditation through the National Academy of Early Childhood Programs and the bases for their decisions
Apple Peggy Lea, 2006
Other
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relation between quality indicator provisions of state child care regulations and early childhood education and care programs involved in the voluntary accreditation process of the National Association for the Education of…
Golberg Margaret A., 2005
Reports & Papers
An interview-based study of child care directors in Alberta Canada to examine their perceptions of barriers and facilitators to state child care accreditation
Galuski Tracy L., 2005
Reports & Papers
An interview-based study of child care center directors, examining their perceptions of developmentally appropriate practices, knowledge and beliefs regarding accreditation, and their specific experiences with accreditation and the effects of these…
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