The Office of Head Start is prioritizing four key mission areas: advancing equity, supporting programs' pandemic response and recovery, investing in the workforce, and reaching more children and families.
Find out how work-based learning programs can be an early childhood professional development model. Discover how these programs allow entry-level professionals to stay in the field as they build their credentials.
Learn more how the structure of a virtual community of practice (CoP) helped participants discover key components needed to support a diverse early childhood education workforce.
Explore innovative ways states and territories are leveraging a variety of funding sources within professional development systems. Discover tools and strategies to support the infant and toddler workforce.
Learn ways to support early childhood staff from diverse backgrounds. Hear about resources that can help programs better serve children and families from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Find out how to use professional development and technical assistance to support staff. Learn about ways to implement effective research-based inclusive practices.
Use this resource to learn how to support a diverse early childhood education workforce as it serves children and families from diverse backgrounds. Find state examples, toolkits, presentations, and more.
Early Childhood Workforce: Career Pathway Goals and Strategies for Developing, Improving, and Evaluating Higher Education Articulation Agreements
Use this resource to learn how to connect articulation work to strategies for developing and supporting state articulation goals. Also, find resources to assist states in this effort.
In this webinar, find out how ECE programs are working together to improve child outcomes by transforming early childhood teacher development. It provides an overview of the competency-based higher education online and in-person courses.
This brief summarizes what the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council’s report, Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth to Eight says about professional development and learning teachers gather during teaching practice.