T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center at Child Care Services Association provides leadership in the early childhood education field to states across the country and to our nation’s policymakers on the critical importance and value of an educated, well-paid and stable early childhood workforce to ensure the long term success of our nation’s children in school and in life. In North Carolina? Visit T.E.A.C.H. NC or WAGE$ NC.

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State Contacts

Find the right contact in your state for the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Program and/or Child Care WAGE$® Program.

Step Up to T.E.A.C.H. & Step Up to WAGE$

Step Up to T.E.A.C.H. and Step Up to WAGE$ is a new opportunity for states that have an interest in supporting the workforce through the American Rescue Plan Act to implement a short-to-long term early childhood workforce stabilization strategy.

Policy Work

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® and Child Care WAGE$® strengthen supports for early childhood compensation, education and career pathways and transforming the workforce. Learn more through our series of policy briefs.

Register Now! 2022 Early Childhood Education Workforce Convening

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