Hosted by CCSA’s T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center Division, this annual event brings together professionals from across the country who are working on advocacy, policy, funding, strategy development and systems building toward implementation and sustainability of programs, strategies and funding that support early education systems nationally and in states and communities across the country.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood National Center
CCSA’s statement on passage of the Build Back Better legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives, November 19, 2021
The Child Care Services Association and its T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center applauds the passage in the U.S. House of Representatives of the Build Back Better legislation.
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).
Life Beyond Graduation: Three-Year Follow-Up Study of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Scholarship Recipients – Year Three
This 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.
In the last year, the country has faced two pandemics: the pandemic of the coronavirus and the pandemic of systemic racism. Both have impacted children, families, and the early childhood workforce.
Research shows that the quality of early care and education children receive is lowered by high turnover rates and inadequate teacher education focused on young children’s development and learning. Parents also suffer from instability in early childhood programs.