Emerging science makes clear the importance and complexity of working with young children from infancy through the early elementary years. This report notes what knowledge and skills early care and education professionals need to meet this challenge, the problems the current system for financing professional education faces, and a solution to these problems.
Report April 28, 2022
The BUILD Initiative is a national effort that advances state work on behalf of young children (prenatal through five), their families, and communities. BUILD staff partner with early childhood state leaders focused on early learning, health and nutrition, mental health, child welfare, and family support and engagement to create the policies, infrastructure, and cross-sector connections necessary for quality and equity. BUILD provides consultation, planning, and tailored implementation assistance, learning opportunities, resources, and cross-state peer exchanges. These efforts help state leaders improve and expand access to quality and promote equitable outcomes for our youngest children.
Video April 8, 2022
This recording is from the webinar Measuring Up to Our Ideals - A New Vision for Equitable Quality Measurement.
Slide Deck April 6, 2022
This slide deck is from the Measuring Up to Our Ideals - A New Vision for Equitable Quality Measurement webinar.