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Crosswalk of the ECWES and the PAS

The Early Childhood Work Environment Survey (ECWES) measures the collective perceptions of staff on ten dimensions of organizational climate (collegiality, professional growth, supervisor support, clarity, reward system, decision making, goal consensus, task orientation, physical setting, and innovativeness). The Program Administration Scale (PAS) is a valid and reliable instrument designed to measure the leadership and management practices in center-based […]

Policy [M]atters Episode 2: An Early Childhood Policy Video Chat series

Episode 2: How should the field of early childhood education shape the message of what it wants from politicians? This video chat was recorded on September 29, 2015, by the McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership at National Louis University. This is episode two of Policy [M]atters, an early childhood education policy video chat series featuring […]

An International Perspective on Early Childhood Leadership

While there is considerable research about the nature and practice of leadership in business, K-12 education, and health sciences, evidence regarding early childhood leadership is relatively thin. Some research regarding early learning programs is available about organizational climate,1 change management,2 administrative best practice,3 and the influence of the administrator.4 International studies, as well, have added to our understanding of […]

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