A recent report by the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages,¹ highlights the relationship between poverty-level wages and high turnover among early childhood teachers. High turnover in early childhood programs disrupts center operations, alters the workplace environment, and affects the quality of teaching. But low wages are not […]
As a part of the celebration honoring her work in early childhood, leaders from around the country contributed their reflections on how Paula has influenced to the field. Some of these reflections are captured in the following video. Read Paula’s remarks by downloading the PDF of her reflection below.
As researchers and policymakers learn more about the factors that influence teaching and learning in early childhood settings, the importance of family engagement is emerging as an essential element. National, state, and local family involvement projects are engaging thousands of practitioners, parents, and leaders in family involvement networks, professional development initiatives, training and technical assistance […]
This paper, published by the National Governors Association (NGA), discusses the importance of effective school leadership and access to high-quality early education as two of the most important determinants of educational outcomes. View the paper.