New Reports & Resources
Updated April 2017
Partnerships for Education, Articulation and Coordination through Higher Education (PEACH) has written six papers concerning the ECE workforce. Take a look:
1. Preparing the Foundation: Strengthening the ECE Workforce through the Professional Development System and Early Childhood Educator Competencies
2. Joining Pipelines: Articulation and Alignment Between
and Among the California Community Colleges, the California
State University System, and Private Universities in Los Angeles
3. Identifying Pathways to a Bachelor’s Degree: The Current Status of ECE-Related Bachelor’s Degree Programs In Los Angeles County
4. Constructing New Routes: Considerations for the Development of an ECE Credential
5. Completing the System: The Current Status of ECE Doctoral and Master’s Degree Programs in Los Angeles County
6. Checking for Flow: The Current Status of ECE Trainings and ECE Trainer Competencies
Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8 - California's Planning Process
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In April of 2015, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and National Research Council (NRC) released the report, “Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age 8: A Unifying Foundation,” (TWB8) with key recommendations to achieve a “workforce that can truly meet the needs of children from birth through age 8.” The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) is supporting an accelerated process to develop implementation plans at the state and national levels, and California is one of five participating states/regions.
Race to the Top – Early Learning Challenge: Achievements and Lessons Learned from Regional QRIS Implementation - Bay Area Report - Check out this report and recommendations on QRIS from the Bay Area Counties
Right Start Commission - NPR Audio
Experts are increasingly convinced that improving education means starting the learning process before a child reaches kindergarten. A group of California business, education and health leaders will release a comprehensive report today on how to create a "child-centered" system of early learning in the state. That report calls for an additional $5 billion dollars a year to provide free preschool for every child in the state and money to supplement daycare for all children under five. In this Forum hour, we learn more about the proposal.
Listen to a new Podcast from For Our Babies
A conversation with Marcy Whitebook, from the Center for the Study of Childcare Employment at UC Berkeley, and Ron Lally about infant/toddler workforce conditions in the US: “Professional Expectations without Professional Conditions”
The State of Early Childhood Higher Education in California - Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
Brief: Early Childhood Education: Taking Stock Across the States - Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
Mid-Term Evaluation Report for Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge - AIR & RAND Corporation
Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study - Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
Strengthening the math-related teaching practices of the early care and education workforce: Insights from experts - Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
Competencies-Based Self-Assessment Toolkit - CompSAT
CompSAT is the companion to the CA ECE Competencies. CompSAT guides early educators through a process of self-reflection and authentic assessment in the 12 competency areas detailed in the ECE Competencies.
California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry
The California ECE Workforce Registry is a state, regional and local collaboration designed to track and promote the education, training and experience of the early care and education workforce for the purpose of improving professionalism and workforce quality to positively impact children.
Learn about the The Higher Education Inventory - A project of the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment.
Marcy Whitebook discusses "Supportive Environmental Quality Underlying Adult Learning in Early Childhood Settings". Click here to watch the YouTube video.
ECEWorks - A new policy website for the ECE in Los Angeles
The Training Portal - a robust training search engine sponsored by the Child Development Division and coordinated by the Child Development Training Consortium
California Commission On Teacher Credentialing - Child Development Permit Advisory Panel
Summary of Proposed Changes
FULL Document: Child Development Permit Recommendations
New Reports from the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment
California ECE Registry Video!
Worthy Wage Still an Unlivable Wage
Watch Humboldt County's famous "A Day Without Child Care" Video
An Opportunity to Advance the Professional Development System for the Early Care and Education Workforce in California, Research Brief
A Golden Opportunity: Advancing California’s Early Care and Professional Development System,
The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, UC Berkeley
By Default of Design? Variations in Higher Education Programs for Early Care and Education Teachers and Their Implications for Research Methodology, Policy, and Practice
Read EPEC's paper co-sponsored with the California Community College Early Childhood Educators (CCCECE)
The Pre-‐Eminence of California’s Community College Early Childhood Education Workforce Instruction Threatened by Funding Cuts
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