- Transforming the Workforce for Children Birth Through Age Eight: A Unifying Foundation
October 18, 2016
This full report discusses the implications of child developmental science for early care and education professionals in terms of necessary competencies and practices, as well as the systems change needed to better support the preparation, competency, professional development, and compensation for the early care and education workforce.
- Building a Birth-to-College Model of Education
December 11, 2012
Creating Professional Learning Communities: Building a Birth-to-College Model: Professional Learning Communities outlines how to create Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) of teachers, administrators and family support staff spanning the early childhood to K-12 spectrum.
- 21st Century Teacher Education for FirstSchool: A Model of Collaborative Inquiry
September 10, 2010
FirstSchool is committed to working with teacher educators from early childhood, elementary, and special education to help future teachers be responsive to the needs of young children.
- Preparing Early Childhood Teachers to Successfully Educate All Children
June 17, 2010
Two papers from the Erikson Institute show that state-based teacher preparation standards and teacher education programs do not adequately address the developmental and educational needs of diverse groups of children.