Teachers’ Voices

Child Care Worker

Teachers’ Voices: Reflections on Working Conditions that Impact Practice and Program Quality (SEQUAL)

The Teachers’ Voices report series includes studies focused on teaching staff assessments of their work environments and their relationships to educator well-being and program quality ratings. CSCCE’s Supportive Environmental Quality Underlying Adult Learning (SEQUAL) tool was used to capture teacher perspectives across five domains of their work environment: Teaching Supports, Learning Community, Job Crafting, Adult Well-Being, and Program Leadership. The studies reveal that common workplace challenges pose barriers to early child care educator well-being and classroom effectiveness. Findings also demonstrate the value of program policies that ensure dependable workplace supports and policies such as provisions for paid planning and reporting time.

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