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Gelfer Jeffery I., Nguyen Neal Nghia, Oh-Young Conrad, March, 2021
Other
Peer Reviewed
In an effort to alleviate the existing teacher shortages in the field of early childhood education (ECE) across the United States, there is a necessity for teacher preparation programmes to accommodate ECE in-service teachers or graduate students (…
Kornack Cody, LiBetti Ashley, January, 2021
Other

Our country faces a confluence of crises: a raging pandemic, economic destabilization, and a long-coming public reckoning with systemic and historic racism. The early childhood workforce is a linchpin to creating a stronger future as our country…

Kornack Cody, LiBetti Ashley, January, 2021
Executive Summary

Our country faces a confluence of crises: a raging pandemic, economic destabilization, and a long-coming public reckoning with systemic and historic racism. The early childhood workforce is a linchpin to creating a stronger future as our country…

Wright Tanya S., Parks Amy Noelle, Wilinski Bethany, Domke Lisa, Hopkins Laura J., January, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The purpose of this study was to examine preK certification requirements for literacy and mathematics coursework to understand policy trends across the United States. We were interested in examining whether teacher certification requirements in…
Bassok Daphna, Herring Walter, Bellows Laura, April 2021
Reports & Papers

Through the Study of Early Education in Louisiana, a longstanding Research Policy Partnership, we invited leaders of every state-approved ECAC program to complete a survey aimed at identifying the obstacles teachers face en route to earning an…

Adams Gina, Ewen Danielle, Luetmer Grace, June 2021
Other

Using contract-based financing mechanisms to meet child care goals is of increasing interest to policymakers and stakeholders seeking to address key issues and inequities in the child care system, including how to address the major challenges…

Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), July 2021
Reports & Papers

In 2021, Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) was contracted by the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), to conduct a federally mandated Market Rate Survey (MRS) of child care providers throughout the state. The survey was administered…

Markowitz Anna J., Sadowski Katharine, Hamre Bridget K., 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Research Findings: Many policy efforts designed to improve the quality of early care and education (ECE) settings in the United States have focused on increasing teachers’ education levels, despite the weak evidence linking education to quality.…

Adams Gina, Ewen Danielle, Luetmer Grace, June 2021
Executive Summary

Using contract-based financing mechanisms to meet child care goals is of increasing interest to policymakers and stakeholders seeking to address key issues and inequities in the child care system, including how to address the major challenges…

Public Consulting Group (Boston, Mass.), July 2021
Executive Summary

In 2021, Public Consulting Group LLC (PCG) was contracted by the Rhode Island Department of Human Services (DHS), to conduct a federally mandated Market Rate Survey (MRS) of child care providers throughout the state. The survey was administered…

Kim Jinyoung, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Online learning is an educational process which takes place over the Internet as a form of distance education. Distance education became ubiquitous as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic during 2020. Because of these circumstances, online teaching and…
Francois Jennifer, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Despite the directives by IDEA and recommendations by DEC, institutions continue to struggle with the incorporation of content and experiences specific to early intervention (Cochran et al. 2012; Stayton, Whittaker, Jones, & Kersting, 2001). It…
Gillanders Cristina, Riojas-Cortez Mari, Laser Andrea, Miller Chris, Rudman Nicole, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study explores common themes in recruitment and retention practices of Latinx undergraduate and graduate students that emerged across interviews of faculty in leadership positions at Institutes of Higher Education (IHE). In-depth interviews…
Peyton Johnette, June, 2020
Reports & Papers
These are the findings of a survey of the changing practices of early childhood education degree programs in response to the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. The authors surveyed 263 educators to learn of the challenges faced in the rapid switch to online…
Gauthier Thomas, June, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Background: Competency-based hiring is beginning to catch on as employers insist on having a clearer understanding of an applicant's abilities before extending an offer of employment. Microcredentialing offers employees a mechanism to articulate…