2017 Early Childhood Education Leadership Development Compendium: A View of the Current Landscape (Goffin Strategy Group)
This resource identifies and provides an overview of early
childhood education leadership development programs.
Skilled Teacher Workforce: Shared and Divergent Challenges in Early Care and
Education and in Grades K–12
(Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE))
This 2014 report examines the early care and
education workforce and offers suggestions for promoting a skilled workforce for the 21st
P–3 Systems: Learning from Leading States (Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO))
This 2016 report conducts case studies on three
states examining experiences, quality, and continuity across the P–3 continuum.
Cities Supporting the Early Childhood
Workforce Initiative (National
League of Cities)
This project works with local leaders to
transform the early childhood workforce by helping them strengthen support and
develop initiatives in their communities.
Workforce Index (Center
for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE))
This 2016 index offers state-by-state
information on early childhood workforce conditions and policies.
and Educational Technology Policy Brief (U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services)
This 2016 brief provides a guide for
developmentally appropriate technology use in early learning settings and
Early: How Chiefs Will Build High-Quality Early Education
(Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO))
This 2016 report outlines five steps that,
coupled with high-quality K–12 education, will contribute to strengthening
long-term student outcomes.
Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating PreK–3rd Grade Approaches (University of Washington College of
This 2013 document provides an evidence-based
framework for the implementation of PreK–3rd grade programs.
Head Start Early
Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five (Office of Head
This 2015 framework provides five developmental areas that
are critical for a child’s academic and long-term success.
Leadership Gap: 2017 Status Report on Early Childhood Program Ladership in the
United States (McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership)
This report discusses the L.E.A.D. Early Childhood
Clearinghouse, an interactive tool that provides information on the status of
the early childhood leadership workforce; national and state professional
standards for leaders; and programs that educate, support, and enhance the
competency of individuals who lead programs serving children B–8.
Leading Pre-K–3 Learning Communities: Competencies for Effective
Principal Practice (National Association of Elementary
School Principals (NAESP))
2014 report outlines a
strategic approach to assist principals in strengthening their early education
The Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce:
Challenges and Opportunities (Institute
of Medicine and National Research Council)
This 2012 report explores the early care and
education workforce and opportunities to strengthen the profession.
Power to the
Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC))
initiative aims to unify career pathways in the early childhood profession.
The New Early Childhood Professional: A Step-by-Step Guide
to Overcoming Goliath (Valora
Washington, Brenda Gadson, and Kathryn L. Amel)
2015 book offers a framework to assist educators in the early care and
Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The
Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years After The National Child Care Staffing Study (Center for the Study of Child Care Employment)
This 2014 report provides a review of data on
wages and the quality of work environments for those who work with young
children, 25 years after the release of the National Child Care Staffing Study.