We collaborate with many organizations, associations, and government entities as we work to improve how our nation prepares, supports, and rewards the early care and education workforce.

The resources on this page include media articles on the early care and education workforce, links to speeches, lectures and roundtable discussions on workforce issues, relevant research and projects of other groups, and more.

10 Fundamentals of Coordinated State Early Care and Education Data Systems: Inaugural State Analysis

This brochure reports on the results of the Data Quality Campaign’s, in partnership with the Early Childhood Data Collaborative, survey of 48 states and the District of Columbia to track state progress toward implementing the 10 Fundamentals of Coordinated State ECE Data Systems.

Posted March 2011.


10 Years Post-Neurons to Neighborhoods: What’s at Stake and What Matters in Child Care?

Read the transcript of the Keynote Address at the Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of CCDBG given by Deborah Phillips. October 19, 2010.

Posted December 2010.


Getting Started: 10 Fundamentals of Coordinated State Early Care and Education Data Systems

This brochure highlights the importance of coordinated and longitudinal data systems and what states can do to start building them to inform continuous improvement in early care and education.

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Building and Using Coordinated State Early Care and Education Data Systems: A Framework for States

This white paper makes the case for why states should build longitudinal data systems for early care and education, describes the ten fundamentals of a coordinated system with state examples, and provides guidance on how to ensure appropriate access to data, which includes building the capacity for stakeholders to use the data for continuous improvement.

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Getting Organized: Unionizing Home-Based Child Care Providers – 2010 Update

by Helen Blank, Nancy Duff Campbell, and Joan Entmacher (2010)

This 2010 update reports on developments across the country on the growing movement to authorize home-based child care providers to join unions and negotiate with the state for better compensation and working conditions.

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NAEYC radio – Broadcast Archives

Browse the archives of the NAEYC radio show, which brings the best and latest insights on early childhood education directly to parents and educators.

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Underpaid Early Childhood Professionals: Finding the path to better pay (NAEYC Radio)

Listen to CSCCE’s Marcy Whitebook, Ph.D., interviewed by Mark Ginsberg and Rae Pica on NAEYC Radio.

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Leading for Change: Anyone, Anytime

Read the transcript of the Inaugural Karen Kaye Memorial Lecture, given by Marcy Whitebook, the Director of CSCCE. May 15, 2010.

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Leadership Development in Early Care and Education: A View of the Current Landscape

By Stacie Goffin and Kim Means (2009)

This study identifies 87 early care and education leadership development programs across the country.

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California Early Learning Quality Improvement System (CAEL QIS) Data Advisory Committee

Visit the website for the Data Advisory Committee for the California Early Learning Quality Improvement System (CAEL QIS) in the California Department of Education.

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