Marica Cox Mitchell offers five non-negotiables that are essential to early childhood education’s advancement as a profession, which stem from ongoing conversations with ECE workforce policy veterans and practicing educators.
The National Power to the Profession Taskforce released a statement based on findings from the newly-published study, “Transforming the Financing of Early Care and Education,” by National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
That simple invitation was one step toward ensuring that there is a next generation in our profession, that simple invitation added more voices and feet to our advocacy efforts for a well-compensated, well-respected, and well-qualified workforce.
In July 2017, NAEYC released new market research that identifies opportunities to ensure that parents and early childhood educators are on the same side of defining and demanding high-quality early childhood education
The purpose of this Initiative is to support states in developing, enhancing, and implementing policies to achieve an integrated, high-quailty and equitable PD system that is for all early childhood education professionals working with and on behalf of yo