Time to Revamp and Expand: Early Childhood Teacher Preparation Programs in California’s Institutions of Higher Education

By Marcy Whitebook, Dan Bellm, Yuna Lee and Laura Sakai

This report presents the results of an inventory of nearly all (98.5%) of California institutions of higher education that train adults to teach children under the age of five, including certificate, associate, bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. programs.

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This study is linked to a national study of Early Childhood Teacher Preparation Programs in the US, led by researchers at the FPG Child Development Institute. Read their national report and state reports.