We collaborate with many organizations, associations, and government entities as we work to identify how we can establish and expand data systems that inform effective investments in the early care and education workforce.

Developing Coordinated Longitudinal Early Childhood Data Systems: Trends and Opportunities in RTT-ELC Applications

This report, from the Early Childhood Data Collaborative is based on an analysis of state Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge applications – specifically the data section – and identifies key trends among states with respect to their development and use of data systems.

Posted October 2012.


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.


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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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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The National Registry Alliance

The National Registry Alliance is a private, non-profit, voluntary organization of state early childhood and school-age workforce registry and professional development leaders.

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T.E.A.C.H. ® Early Childhood

In 1990, Child Care Services Association created the Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) Early Childhood® Project to address the issues of under-education, poor compensation and high turnover within the early childhood workforce. The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Project gives scholarships to child care workers to complete course work in early childhood education and to increase their compensation.

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NACCRRAware

NACCRRAware is web-based information management software designed by members of the National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies to assist them in performing their critical role by providing complete and accurate data and statistics.

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