Child Care and Early Education Research Connections

Skip to main content

Supporting the psychological well-being of the early care and education workforce: Findings from the National Survey of Early Care and Education

Share
Description:
This report uses a recent nationally representative survey of the ECE workforce to identify supports to psychological well-being among teachers in center-based ECE programs (NSECE Project Team, 2016). Teachers responded to six items assessing symptoms of nonspecific psychological distress -- for example, how often they feel like "everything is an effort." After accounting for teachers' background characteristics, we examined whether formal workforce supports (e.g., coaching/mentoring) and informal workforce supports (e.g., feeling respected at work) were associated with ECE teachers' psychological distress. Our analyses are restricted to teachers and lead teachers in the center-based workforce, so we use the term "teachers" when discussing findings. (author abstract)
Resource Type:
Reports & Papers
Country:
United States

Related resources include summaries, versions, measures (instruments), or other resources in which the current document plays a part. Research products funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation are related to their project records.

- You May Also Like

These resources share similarities with the current selection. They are found by comparing the topic, author, and resource type of the currently selected resource to the rest of the library’s publications.

Early childhood educators' knowledge about language and literacy: Associations with practice and children's learning

Reports & Papersview

Promoting self-regulation in early childhood education: Teachers’ knowledge of self-regulation

Reports & Papersview

Identifying a typology of unlisted paid home-based child care providers using latent profile analysis

Reports & Papersview