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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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.
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.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center News
If your state does not have a state-wide program, local funders still have the opportunity to establish a locally or regionally based administrative home to manage the investment being made in their local early education workforce community(ies).
It’s an interesting and exciting time to be working in the early childhood workforce area and with our early childhood programs. Decades of research related to the importance of a […]
Life Beyond Graduation: Three-Year Follow-Up Study of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Recipients – Year ThreeThis third report describes the results of a comprehensive, three-year longitudinal study of recent college graduates supported by the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Initiative. This report is the third and final report in the series of reports.