Learn more about the reform needed to build a thriving early care and education (ECE) system. Investigate how California’s early educators are well-equipped to teach transitional kindergarten. View ECE workforce earnings in each state, especially compared to K-12 educators.
Solutions to the Early Educator Workforce Crisis
How Legislators Can Make a Difference for Kids, Families, and Educators
Early care and education (ECE) reform is a priority issue for the majority of voters across party lines. This fact sheet provides legislators with key issues facing the ECE workforce, state-based solutions, and four action steps to take to champion workforce policies.
One-fourth of California’s teaching staff belong to a union. Most are women of color.
Washington D.C. ensures premium-free healthcare coverage for its early childhood educators.
The wages of early educators are directly tied to the ability of families to pay.
View CSCCE’s latest research, policy recommendations, and commentary on the early care and education workforce and the need for public investment.
Child Care Sector Jobs: BLS Analysis
CSCCE provides ongoing analysis of national and regional child care job numbers. Check back each month for updates.
Teaching Transitional Kindergarten: A Snapshot of the Teacher Experience Before UTK Expansion
We cannot have a functional early care and education system until we have the policies and funding to ensure that educators across the sector earn fair compensation and gain the economic security they deserve.