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Oldham Innovative Research, 07 September, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the incorporation of accreditation standards into state child care quality rating and improvement systems
NAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation, September, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a study of the reliability and validity of National Association for the Education of Young Children accreditation site visit assessment tools and processes that examine the relationship of program accreditation outcomes to programs'…
Modigliani Kathy, May, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article tells the story of the 4-year consensus-building process to design quality standards for the field of family child care. Working with the National Association for Family Child Care, the Family Child Care Project at Wheelock College was…
Batts Amanda, Hedges Susan M., May, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article describes an analysis conducted by NAEYC staff to understand how programs respond when they do not receive NAEYC Accreditation upon completion of the accreditation process. (author abstract)
NAEYC Academy for Early Childhood Program Accreditation, March, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Findings from a study of the reliability and validity of National Association for the Education of Young Children accreditation site visit assessment tools and processes that examine the relationship of program accreditation outcomes to programs'…
Xiao Mo, November, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The ineffectiveness of a quality accreditation mechanism can be attributed to the inability of the accreditation status to provide consumers with information they do not already possess. I present a structural model of demand allowing consumers to…
Boston EQUIP, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An examination of accreditation rates among and teacher education levels in early care and education programs in Boston
Moulin Christy, August 2009
Reports & Papers
An examination of the process by which early childhood programs in Boston with National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) accreditation are attempting to conform to the NAEYC timeline to increase teacher education levels from…
McGillivray Gill, March 2009
Book Reviews
Peer Reviewed
A review of an explanation and discussion of the United Kingdom government's efforts to professionalize the early years sector workforce
McDonald Davida, January 2009
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…
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…