This article describes the state’s Advancing Early Childhood Education as a Profession initiative, then provides an in-depth look at the collaboration among early childhood education preparation programs at the state’s two- and four-year institutions.
New research finds no correlation between state regulations and child care supply. Rather than rolling back necessary regulations, increasing public investment in child care is the key to building quality child care supply and improving affordability.
Two weeks ago, NAEYC brought 350 early childhood educators to Capitol Hill to meet with their elected officials about the importance of growing the bipartisan investment in high-quality child care and early learning.
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.