The Status of the Early Childhood Workforce in Illinois

by McCormick Center

A new study of the early childhood workforce in Illinois finds that the education level for lead teachers in community-based programs has dramatically increased over the past seven years. The study, Who’s Caring for the Kids?, was conducted by faculty at National-Louis University’s McCormick Tribune Center for Early Childhood Leadership and the Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative at the University of Illinois. The research funded by the McCormick Foundation examines the progress made since 2001 publication of the first Who’s Caring for the Kids? … Download this resource to read the rest of this story.

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