Professional Development for the Infant/Toddler Early Care and Education Workforce
This paper offers a framework and approaches to strengthen professional development opportunities for the infant/toddler workforce.
In the early care and education (ECE) field, the infant/toddler (I/T) workforce is sometimes the least educated and under compensated, with the highest turnover rate. These factors are disturbing in light of the growing research that demonstrates that the brain undergoes the most dramatic development during the first 3 years of life.
This technical assistance manual for states and territories describes the process of developing and implementing an Infant Toddler Specialist Network using six state examples.
This tool kit provides resources, tools, and process suggestions to assist states and territories with strategic planning to support quality child care for infants and toddlers.
This brief provides practical partnership and collaboration strategies for early care and education and child welfare systems to meet the needs of and best serve families with infants and toddlers wh…