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.
We asked young and seasoned early childhood professionals what they wish they’d known when applying for their first ECE job. Here are some tip and advice on finding and surviving your first job in early childhood education.
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.
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.