The think tank New America finds that early-childhood educators may benefit from apprenticeship programs that let them receive training while still working full-time.
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December 10, 2018
There's a new focus on getting more training to early-childhood educators, but there's a dearth of information about what constitutes a high-quality, teacher-preparation program.
August 07, 2018
Bright Horizons is offering its 20,000 child-care workers in the United States an opportunity to earn an associate or bachelor's degree in early-childhood education for free.
June 28, 2018
The 2018 Early Childhood Workforce Index by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley finds that the median salary for a child-care worker was $10.72 an hour in 2017.
May 31, 2018
The credential, which will be required of new lead preschool teachers in 2019, requires recipients to do practice teaching and to receive mentoring and coaching.
May 18, 2018
Two-thirds of K-3 teachers view themselves as early-childhood educators and three-quarters support creation of a unified, aligned system of early-childhood education from birth to age 8.
April 27, 2018
The revamped, online professional development program was produced by Too Small to Fail and will allow early-childhood educators to earn training hours toward a Child Development Associate credential.
April 19, 2018
Urban Institute researchers found that on average entry-level kindergarten teachers in Washington, D.C., make $12 more per hour than early-childhood educators at all levels in the region.
March 06, 2018
A new report examines the role of community colleges in preparing the early-childhood education workforce as more policymakers recommend these workers obtain four-year degrees.
August 04, 2017
Keeping preschool class sizes at or under 20 children, and keeping child-teacher ratios at 10 to 1, will work for most children in preschool, according to a new study.