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Hill Zoelene, Ekyalongo Yuko, Paschall Katherine W., Madill Rebecca, Halle Tamara, May 2021
Reports & Papers

This snapshot is the third in a series of reports that describe the demographic characteristics of the ECE workforce using the 2012 NSECE data. The first report provides a descriptive analysis of the professional characteristics and motivations…

Paschall Katherine W., Davis Elizabeth E., Tout Kathryn, February 2021
Reports & Papers

Describing access across multiple dimensions provides decision makers with a deeper understanding of families’ ECE needs and emphasizes the need for multi-faceted policy solutions. Yet measuring and comparing access from different perspectives…

Paschall Katherine W., Madill Rebecca, Halle Tamara, December 2020
Reports & Papers

This report presents a national portrait of center-based and home-based ECE teachers and caregivers from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE). It describes the professional characteristics and motivations of teachers and…

Paschall Katherine W., Madill Rebecca, Halle Tamara, December 2020
Reports & Papers

This analysis uses the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE), a nationally representative set of integrated surveys of ECE providers and households with young children, to understand, at a national level, the demographic diversity…

Warner-Richter Mallory, Paschall Katherine W., Tout Kathryn, Lowe Claire, September, 2020
Reports & Papers

This report describes the factors associated with participation in PD and highlights the individual-, program-, and system-level factors that may act as barriers to participating in specific PD activities (i.e., workshops, coaching, and college…

Paschall Katherine W., Halle Tamara, Maxwell Kelly, June, 2020
Reports & Papers

The purpose of this report is to use nationally representative data from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE) to provide a descriptive comparison of the types of ECE available in high-density urban, moderate-density urban…

Paschall Katherine W., Moore Kristin Anderson, Pina Gabriel, Anderson Samantha, May, 2020
Reports & Papers

The analyses in this brief examine the associations between a young child's experiences and the extent to which parents report that the child is healthy and ready to learn. Data used for these analyses are from the 2017 and 2018 waves of the…

Paschall Katherine W., Moore Kristin Anderson, Pina Gabriel, Anderson Samantha, April 2020
Other

This brief is one in a series exploring the pilot measure, known as the Healthy and Ready to Learn (HRTL) National Outcome Measure (NOM). National Outcome Measures (NOMs) cross all population domains and reflect maternal and child population…

Moore Kristin Anderson, Paschall Katherine W., Pina Gabriel, Anderson Samantha, April, 2020
Reports & Papers

Because families are the first nurturers and educators of their children, it is helpful for policymakers and other stakeholders to understand how family characteristics, the activities in which families engage, and their neighborhood…

Cutshaw Chris, Mastergeorge Ann M., Barnett Melissa A., Paschall Katherine W., 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parent engagement in early care and education (ECE) settings is a component of high quality childcare, yet little is known about mechanisms of parent engagement in centre-based care. Using a nationally representative U.S. sample, we examined centre…
Shaw Sara H., Hilty Rowan, Lloyd Chrishana M., Nagle Kerensa, Paschall Katherine W., Warner-Richter Mallory, Moron Leanna, Tout Kathryn, January, 2019
Reports & Papers

Reflecting growing attention to the importance of staff retention, Minnesota and several other states have invested in public initiatives to enhance wages for child care professionals. This study presents findings from an evaluation of Retaining…

Hilty Rowan, Paschall Katherine W., Nagle Kerensa, Moron Leanna, Shaw Sara H., January, 2019
Other

This technical appendix accompanies the main report and provides more information about the methods and findings. It includes the processes for convening the two advisory groups to solicit feedback on the study methods and findings, for reviewing…

Shaw Sara H., Hilty Rowan, Lloyd Chrishana M., Nagle Kerensa, Paschall Katherine W., Warner-Richter Mallory, Moron Leanna, Tout Kathryn, January, 2019
Executive Summary
Reflecting growing attention to the importance of staff retention, Minnesota and several other states have invested in public initiatives to enhance wages for child care professionals. This study presents findings from an evaluation of Retaining…
Paschall Katherine W., Kane Maggie C., Hilty Rowan, Silamongkol Thanharat, Tout Kathryn, September, 2018
Reports & Papers
Findings from this study provide critical information about how Minnesota's professional development training system currently functions for the child care and early education workforce and the extent to which progress has been made to ensure…
Paschall Katherine W., Kane Maggie C., Hilty Rowan, Silamongkol Thanharat, Tout Kathryn, September, 2018
Executive Summary
Findings from this study provide critical information about how Minnesota's professional development training system currently functions for the child care and early education workforce and the extent to which progress has been made to ensure…