High Quality Early Learning Systems Building: State Approaches and Examples
First 5 Association of California unites all 58 First 5 county commissions around a common agenda and works to bolster programs surrounding family strengthening, early identification, oral health, quality early learning, and system sustainability. First 5 commissioned this research and report to understand how states have built and expanded early learning systems and to facilitate policy conversations with a policy committee to apply this learning to California. This document offers information on state approaches to early learning systems building, a compendium of state-level policies for early learning quality and access, and an analysis of current trends.
Incorporating Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Video May 2, 2023
In this session, Shayla Collins (UW Center for Child & Family Well-Being), Dr. Rena Hallam (Delaware Institute for Excellence in Early Childhood), and Dr. Laura Lessard (Childcare Wellbeing Initiative) shared Shining the Light on You, their innovative wellness program designed for family child care educators, and Pilar Torres (L.U.N.A.) discussed ways to embed HBCC wellness support into ECE systems for educators whose primary language is Spanish.
Taking the Long View on Compensation in Delaware
Blog March 30, 2023
In this blog, Madeleine Bayard, Senior Vice President at Rodel, details steps Delaware is taking to retain and recruit early child care workforce.
The Importance of Home-Based Educator Wellness in Equitable Early Childhood Systems
Archived Webinar March 29, 2023
These resources are from the March 21, 2023 HBCC Webinar