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Dichter Harriet, Bernhard Kristin, Tate Cynthia, Hibbard Susan, Washington Valora, 11 December, 2017
Multimedia
This webinar discusses systems building and the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge. Presenters from Georgia and Illinois share their visions and accomplishments, along with challenges and lessons learned, in the area of early childhood…
Dichter Harriet, Bernhard Kristin, Tate Cynthia, Hibbard Susan, Washington Valora, 11 December, 2017
Other
This PowerPoint presentation accompanies a webinar that discusses systems building and the Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge. Presenters from Georgia and Illinois share their visions and accomplishments, along with challenges and lessons…
Washington Valora, King Brandi N., 2016
Other
The Child Development Associate (R) (CDA) is a nationally recognized credential based on demonstrated competencies widely understood to be essential for working with young children and accepted across the country as the foundational qualification…
Washington Valora, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
For many workforce endeavors, high school-- specifically career and technical high schools (CTE)-- offer the first-step entry point to careers. Because CTE across the United States have child care and early education programs, the purpose of this…
Washington Valora, September, 2013
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of the Council for Professional Recognition's development of the 2.0 edition of the Child Development Associate Credential (CDA 2.0)
Washington Valora, December, 2010
Other
Interim findings from a study of the Massachusetts child care resource and referral system
Washington Valora, January, 2010
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the need for a state-supported early childhood education and care system in Michigan, with a focus on the education and credentialing of early childhood workers
Washington Valora, 13 February, 2009
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of a study on the efficacy of a child care subsidy system to provide low-income families with access to child care in Massachusetts
Washington Valora, September, 2008
Other
A discussion of the role of early childhood credentials in qualifying the early childhood workforce, the relevance of higher education programs to quality caregiving, and the ability of higher education programs to adapt and meet the needs of the…
Washington Valora, September, 2008
Executive Summary
A summary of a discussion of the role of early childhood credentials in qualifying the early childhood workforce, the relevance of higher education programs to quality caregiving, and the ability of higher education programs to adapt and meet the…
Washington Valora, Reed Mary L., April-June 2008
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of problems and positive outcomes associated with a statewide child care voucher system for the working poor
Marshall Nancy L., Washington Valora, 2008
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A follow-up to a multimethod study of the impacts of the Massachusetts child care voucher system on children, families, and child care providers prompted by a policy change increasing the period of time that a family is certified as eligible to…
Washington Valora, Reed Mary L., Cowden Martha M., 01 July, 2007
Other
An overview of national health and safety standards for child care and early education and of health and safety practices in child care and early education in Massachusetts, with a discussion of issues and recommendations for ensuring the health and…
Washington Valora, Reed Mary L., Cowden Martha M., July 01, 2007
Executive Summary
A summary of an overview of national health and safety standards for child care and early education and of health and safety practices in child care and early education in Massachusetts, with a discussion of issues and recommendations for ensuring…
Goffin Stacie G., Washington Valora, 2007
Other
A description of the field of child care and early education and a call for definition and leadership as the field adapts to changes