Retaining Educated Early Childhood Educators: A Policy Brief

Research shows that the quality of early care and education children receive is lowered by high turnover rates and inadequate teacher education focused on young children’s development and learning. Parents…

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Higher Education and the Early Childhood Workforce: A Policy Brief

Policy Brief: Affordability, Accessibility, Support and Compensation: Higher Education and the Early Childhood Workforce Every child in an early childhood setting should have a teacher with specialized education to promote…

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Career Pathways for Early Childhood Educators: A Policy Brief

A Series of Briefs from the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center at Child Care Services Association Introduction More than ever before, federal, state and local policymakers and the public recognize…

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CCSA hosts 2021 National Professional Development Symposium

Child Care Services Association (CCSA) is excited to host the 21st T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® and Child Care WAGE$® 2021 National Professional Development Symposium (National Symposium) on April 27-29, 2021. This year’s focus is Supporting the Essential Early Childhood Workforce Behind the Workforce, with keynote speaker Calvin Moore Jr., CEO of the Council for Professional Recognition.

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Two National Workforce Centers Think About the Issue of Minimum Wage Increases

Jointly released blog by Marsha Basloe, President, Child Care Services Association, and Kimberlee Belcher, PhD, Executive Director, The National Workforce Registry Alliance In September 2014, Seattle made history by passing…

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Child Care Services Association receives support to address longstanding racial inequities and new challenges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTJennifer Gioia919-578-1593jenniferg@childcareservices.org Child Care Services Association receives support to address longstanding racial inequities and new challenges CCSA’s T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center’s work in education, compensation…

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CCSA’s T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program and National Center Featured by New America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACTJennifer Gioia919-578-1593jenniferg@childcareservices.org CCSA’s T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Program and National Center Featured by New America New America’s Supporting Early Educator Degree Attainment report highlights how CCSA’s…

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