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5 strategies to reform early ed professional development

National Head Start Association |

As national calls for equity and the end of systemic racism influence efforts to retool professional development, career growth and compensation in early childhood education, a new paper from National Head Start Association, The HeadStarter Network and Bellwether Education Partners offers specific strategies providers could consider when building an effective early childhood educator workforce.

The five strategies suggested in the paper, including redefining credentials and using job-embedded coaching, are meant to help reduce fragmentation in early childhood educator preparation and to incentivize the creation of stable and high-quality early education programs.

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