The national leader in early care and education workforce research and policy since 1999.
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Our research ranges from teacher development and work environments to compensation and equity.
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Early Childhood Workforce Index 2020
Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018
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Early Childhood Workforce Index 2016
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Preparing Teachers of Young Children: The Current State of Knowledge, and a Blueprint for the Future
May 2, 2009 • Report • By
Marcy Whitebook, Deanna Gomby, Dan Bellm, Laura Sakai and Fran Kipnis
This two-part paper examines the early care and education (ECE) and K-12 research literature in depth to assess the current state of knowledge about the effective preparation of excellent teachers,…