Using data from the California Early Care and Education Workforce Study, this policy brief finds that the ethnic and linguistic diversity of California’s Early Care and Education (ECE) workforce is stratified by educational level and job role. In other words, diversity is disproportionately concentrated in some areas of the field. The brief discusses the implications of these findings for workforce development, higher education, and the ability of ECE programs to address the needs of diverse children and families.
Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
Conducting research and proposing policy solutions aimed at improving how our nation prepares, supports, and rewards the early care and education workforce since 1999.