Laura Sakai

Since joining CSCCE as a full-time staff member in 2008, Laura has been instrumental in designing, implementing, analyzing, and reporting results of research studies that focus on preparation and support of the early care and education workforce. Prior to her work with CSCCE, Laura was a senior member of the evaluation team for the California Early Care and Education Workforce Study and co-authored several reports with CSCCE and the Center for the Child Care Workforce. Laura has also collaborated with the Miriam and Peter Haas Fund and the California Child Care Resource and Referral Network. Laura has a master’s degree and Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Southern California. Laura currently works from Honolulu, Hawaii.

Publications by Laura Sakai