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Ramos Manica F., Weber Jennifer, Thompson Joy A., Werk Lloyd, Shuell Julie, Woods Kenza, Bamdad Tiffany, July 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The aim of this study was to test a training and technical assistance program in early care and education (ECE) center-based programs focused on obesity prevention – Healthy Way to Grow (HWTG). After completing a self-assessment, ECE programs…

Cappella Elise, Cramer Travis, Raver C. Cybele, Allen LaRue, Morris Pamela A., 08 March, 2021
Reports & Papers
With the expansion of NYC’s universal pre-K in 2014 in Pre-K for All (PKA), the NYC Department of Education tackled the challenge of supporting classroom quality through professional development (PD) across 2,500 classrooms and a large, rapidly…
Reid Jeanne L., Kagan Sharon Lynn, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, Melvin Samantha A., March 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

As the provision of publicly funded pre-kindergarten has expanded in recent years, public programs for infants and toddlers have received relatively little policy attention. However, federal, state, and local governments are now trying to promote…

Gilliam Walter S., Malik Amyn A., Shafiq Mehr, Klotz Madeline, Reyes Chin R., Humphries John Eric, Murray Thomas, Elharake Jad A., Wilkinson David, Omer Saad B., January, 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Objective Central to the debate over school and child care reopening is whether children are efficient COVID-19 transmitters and likely to increase community spread when programs reopen. We compared COVID-19 outcomes in child care providers who…

McFadden Karen E., Shannon Jacqueline D., DeSousa Jahnavi, December 12 2020
Reports & Papers

This study was undertaken by researchers from Brooklyn College at the City University of New York in partnership with the New York City DOE DECE and DOHMH BEI. A key goal of this research project was to address gaps in the literature as well as…

Infurna Charles J., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This qualitative study explored preschool teacher beliefs and practices in relationship to observed classroom quality and student outcomes. A phenomenological approach framed the design of the research collected from seven preschool teachers in a…
Rodriguez Vanessa, Solis S. Lynneth, Mascio Bryan, Gouley Kathleen Kiely, Jennings Patricia A., Brotman Laurie Miller, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Developing students' social and emotional skills positively affects their academic success. The Prosocial Classroom model (PCM) highlights the importance of teacher’s social-emotional competency (SEC) and well-being. The current research extends the…
Rojas Natalia M., Morris Pamela A., Balaraman Amudha, October-December 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Achieving high-quality preschool at scale is challenging; to do so likely entails a combination of program standards, teacher qualifications and compensation, on-site quality monitoring, and professional development (PD). This study aims to examine…
Nagasawa Mark, Tarrant Kate, 15 July, 2020
Reports & Papers
This research brief is a follow-up to the snapshot report: Understanding the Impact of COVID-19 on New York's Early Childhood System which was based upon a survey sent to participants in the Aspire Registry, New York's early childhood workforce data…
Tarrant Kate, Nagasawa Mark, 18 June, 2020
Reports & Papers
To understand the impact of COVID-19 on New York's early childhood workforce, the New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute and Bank Street College of Education partnered to administer a survey with members of the Aspire Registry.…
Clark Margaret, February, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this qualitative study of a year-long educator inquiry workshop, nine early childhood educators engaged in the process of collective memory work to critically reflect on how their past experiences as young learners relates to their current…
University of California, Berkeley. Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, National Institute for Early Education Research (U.S.), Bellwether Education Partners, 2020
Reports & Papers

The goals of this research were to undertake a 50-state scan of policies, practices, political momentum, administrative structures and capacity, higher education context, and financing conditions, and other factors relevant for spurring progress…

University of California, Berkeley. Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, Bellwether Education Partners, National Institute for Early Education Research (U.S.), 2020
Reports & Papers

In order to better understand the levers of change necessary to effect large-scale improvements in early educator preparation, we sought to understand the context around (1) the different requirements instituted by states for early educators, (2…

Parrott James A., January 2020
Reports & Papers

This report examines the progress achieved with New York City’s July 2019 commitment to early childhood education (ECE) starting pay salary parity that will raise pay for certified teachers in community-based organizations (CBOs) by 30-40 percent…

Parrott James A., January 2020
Executive Summary

This report examines the progress achieved with New York City’s July 2019 commitment to early childhood education (ECE) starting pay salary parity that will raise pay for certified teachers in community-based organizations (CBOs) by 30-40 percent…