Quality standards drive professional development opportunities

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): National-Louis University. McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership;
Date Issued: Fall 2016
Publisher(s): National-Louis University. McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership
Description: Based on an online survey, this study examines how professional development is implemented in center-based early childhood programs in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and American Samoa. Focusing on eleven professional development supports, it looks at the frequency of the supports offered and whether they strengthen respondents' professional competence, views on the importance of professional development, and job commitment. Findings, implications, and study limitations are discussed.
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Funder(s): Robert R. McCormick Foundation ; Illinois. Department of Human Services
Source: Wheeling, IL: National-Louis University, McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership. Retrieved from http://mccormickcenter.nl.edu/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/RN-Fall-2016-final.pdf
Note: This resource is part of the Research Notes series.
Topics: Child Care & Early Education Provider Workforce > Training, Mentoring, & Apprenticeships
Country: American Samoa, United States
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