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Silver H. Callie, Zinsser Katherine M., October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study examines the associations between various elements of a teacher's social-emotional well-being and context and her requests for the permanent removal of a child from her classroom. Specifically, the current study explores teachers'…
Lang Sarah N., Jeon Lieny, Sproat Eliza B., Brothers Brennan E., Buettner Cynthia K., October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early childhood teachers' social emotional well-being is important for their quality of life, and is associated with their classroom practices, their relationships with children, and with child functioning. This study examines the impact of an…
Susman-Stillman Amy R., Lim Stefanie, Alyssa Meuwissen, Watson Christopher, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Supporting the social and emotional well-being of early childhood professionals is of great importance for the sake of the workforce as well as the quality of the services they provide. Reflective supervision/consultation (RS/C) is an ongoing…
Sandilos Lia E., Goble Priscilla, Schwartz Samantha, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research Findings: The present study explored the extent to which teachers’ participation in professional development focused on children’s social-emotional learning moderated the relation between self-reported burnout and teacher–child interactions…
Brodziak de los Reyes Iliana, Anthony Jennifer, Carbuccia-Abbott Maryan, Quick Heather, Manship Karen, Handjojo Candice, 2020
Reports & Papers
Are early learning and care programs adequately staffed with qualified educators? To what extent are staff required to, and provided supports that enable them to, participate in professional development (PD) opportunities that support the learning…
Brodziak de los Reyes Iliana, Anthony Jennifer, Carbuccia-Abbott Maryan, Quick Heather, Manship Karen, Handjojo Candice, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Given that almost two thirds of California’s young children are dual language learners (DLLs), early educators need focused supports to strengthen their capacity to support DLLs’ early learning and engage their families. This brief presents a…
Johnson Anna D., Phillips Deborah A., Partika Anne, Tulsa SEED Study Team, Castle Sherri, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Research findings: This study uses newly available data on low-income children and their teachers in a mixed-delivery, publicly funded early care and education (ECE) system to document the prevalence of personal and economic stressors that ECE…
Tanaka Naomi Rombaoa, Boyce Lisa K., Chinn Chuan C., Murphy Kristin N., October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Early care and education (ECE) professionals experience a myriad of challenges that adversely impact their well-being as well as their ability to have the greatest teaching impact on the children they serve. There is general agreement that…
Whitaker Anamarie A., Gomez Celia J., Cannon Jill S., 2020
Reports & Papers
In 2018, the RAND Corporation entered into an RPP with Quality Start Los Angeles (QSLA), Los Angeles (LA) County’s quality rating and improvement system (QRIS) for early learning providers serving children from birth to age five. Specifically, we…
Whitaker Anamarie A., Gomez Celia J., Cannon Jill S., 2020
Other
We developed a series of seven rapid feedback memos (RFMs) to provide emerging findings to QSLA stakeholders. Each RFM had the same basic structure even though the content changed from one memo to the next. This appendix provides the RFM structure…
Berlin Lisa J., Shdaimah Corey, Goodman Alyssa, Slopen Natalie, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The primary goal of this exploratory mixed-methods study was to obtain a deeper understanding of center-based child care providers serving infants and toddlers. Secondarily, we explored the potential for a two-pronged mindfulness-based caregiving…
Virmani Elita Farine Amini, Hatton-Bowers Holly, Lombardi Caitlin McPherran, Decker Kalli B., King Elizabeth K., Plata-Potter Sandra Ixa, Vallotton Claire, Collaborative for Understanding the Pedagogy of Infant/Toddler Development (CUPID), October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although the social-emotional competence of preservice early childhood professionals (ECPs) has been associated with the quality of their interactions with young children, there is limited understanding of these associations during preservice…
Rojas Natalia M., Morris Pamela A., Balaraman Amudha, October-December 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Achieving high-quality preschool at scale is challenging; to do so likely entails a combination of program standards, teacher qualifications and compensation, on-site quality monitoring, and professional development (PD). This study aims to examine…
Washington (State). Department of Commerce. Child Care Collaborative Task Force, 01 December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Washington State Child Care Collaborative Task Force (task force) is pleased to present this interim report to the Legislature and Governor Inslee. This report includes policy recommendations to begin building a high-quality, sustainable child…
Washington (State). Department of Commerce. Child Care Collaborative Task Force, 01 December, 2020
Executive Summary
This report includes policy recommendations to begin building a high-quality, sustainable child care system that supports Washington's children, families and communities. The task force, a broad coalition of child care providers, advocates,…