Leadership Matters

Strong leadership makes a difference! We work with early childhood leaders, sharing tools and effective strategies that equip them to run educational programs that are that are fiscally sound, great places to work, and engage children and families in a vibrant learning community.


WHAT RESEARCH TELLS US

Research indicates that early childhood administrators with specialized training in leadership and management are able to attract and retain more highly qualified teachers, achieve program accreditation, and foster a culture of continuous quality improvement.

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OUR NATIONAL PRESENCE

Explore this interactive map and learn about our national presence and where we are supporting leaders to help embed quality in state and national systems. Explore the map.

Learn about Quality Rating and Improvements Systems (QRIS) and the benefits of becoming a strategic partner with the McCormick Center.

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McCORMICK CENTER IN THE PRESS

The McCormick Center is a nationally recognized resource for building leadership capacity in early childhood workforce and promoting professional standards that strengthen early care and education. Learn more about our reach by reading the media coverage.

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