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Vitiello Virginia E., Basuel Nica Kyra N., White Emily S., Whittaker Jessica E. Vick, Ruzek Erik A., Pianta Robert C., Winter 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present study aimed to identify commonalities and points of divergence in the ways that parents, teachers, and administrators characterize children’s transition from public pre-K into kindergarten within a large, diverse school district. A wide…
Vitiello Virginia E., Winter 2020
Executive Summary
Peer Reviewed
This study documented perspectives from parents, teachers and administrators involved in children’s transitions from public pre-K into kindergarten within a large, diverse county. The purpose was to better understand how these stakeholders…
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,…
Fletcher Brooke, Wisneski Debora B., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The existence of occupational and specifically psychological occupational stress of early childhood education (ECE) professionals is well established. However, little qualitative research has been published describing the lived experience of…
Infurna Charles J., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This qualitative study explored preschool teacher beliefs and practices in relationship to observed classroom quality and student outcomes. A phenomenological approach framed the design of the research collected from seven preschool teachers in a…
Nebraska. Legislature. Appropriations Committee, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Appropriations Committee of the Nebraska Legislature held a hearing on September 29, 2020, to consider LR 390. The purpose of this study resolution was twofold: (1) to assess the fiscal and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nebraska's…
Atkins-Burnett Sally, Tarullo Louisa B., Monahan Shannon, Hurwitz Felicia, Bruursema Timothy, Li Ann, Blesson Elizabeth, Cannon Judith, DeMond Ayesha, Heckler Anna, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
For a field test of WGT during fall 2018 to spring 2019, Q-CCIIT observations at baseline informed the selection of areas for growth in the caregivers’ practices. PD providers and caregivers could then select from an array of PD tools based on…
Atkins-Burnett Sally, Tarullo Louisa B., Monahan Shannon, Hurwitz Felicia, Bruursema Timothy, Li Ann, Blesson Elizabeth, Cannon Judith, DeMond Ayesha, Heckler Anna, December, 2020
Executive Summary
For a field test of WGT during fall 2018 to spring 2019, Q-CCIIT observations at baseline informed the selection of areas for growth in the caregivers’ practices. PD providers and caregivers could then select from an array of PD tools based on…
Freedman Darcy A., Tisch Daniel J., Ciesielski Timothy, Yamoah Owusua, Borawski Elaine, Minnes Sonia, Burkhart Kimberly, Dimitropoulos Anastasia, Nock Nora, Lee Eun Kyung, Embaye Milen, Doernberg Ellen, Balser Sarah, Lewis-Miller Carlos, Sommer Rachael, Marks M. E., Ogland-Hand Callie, O'Brien Molly, Ross Kristie, December 2020
Reports & Papers

The study team analyzed statewide Serious Incident Reporting data submitted by child care programs to ODJFS to examine trends in COVID-19 cases among child care staff and children. Within the selected 10 counties, the study engaged child care…

Paschall Katherine W., Madill Rebecca, Halle Tamara, December 2020
Reports & Papers

This report presents a national portrait of center-based and home-based ECE teachers and caregivers from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). It describes the professional characteristics and motivations of teachers and…

Paschall Katherine W., Madill Rebecca, Halle Tamara, December 2020
Reports & Papers

This analysis uses the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE), a nationally representative set of integrated surveys of ECE providers and households with young children, to understand, at a national level, the demographic diversity…

Fawley Kara D., Stokes Trevor F., Rainear Chelsea A., Rossi Jessica, Budd Karen S., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
One avenue for improving children’s socio-emotional competence and classroom behavior is by improving the quality of early teacher–child interactions. Universal Teacher–Child Interaction Training (TCIT-U), adapted from Parent Child Interaction…
Delap Suzanne, Franko Meg, Hasan Nazia, McGee Andrew B., Thornton Courtney, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
In July 2020, Early Milestones Colorado collected survey responses from 5,942 of the state's early childhood educators. Unsurprisingly, the data revealed furloughs, lay-offs, and uncertainty about the future of their career. Ongoing concerns about…
Jones Jennifer Call, Hampshire Patricia Korzekwa, McDonnell Andrea P., November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Engaging parents in their children’s education beginning in early childhood leads to improved academic and social outcomes for children (Brannon and Dauksas in PRISM: A Journal of Regional Engagement 1:94–105, 2012). In the field of early childhood…