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Using State Early Care and Education Workforce Registry Data to Inform Training-Related Questions: Issues to Consider ECE

Ackerman, Debra J.
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ETS Policy Information Center Report, ETS Research Report
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Early Childhood Education, Training, Workforce Readiness, Workforce Certification, Child Care, Early Care and Education (ECE), Policy Making, Workforce Registries


Also explored is when registries began recording these data and whether enrollment is voluntary, incentivized, or mandatory. The results of the study suggest that aggregate registry data have the potential to address questions related to the focus of the training in which the ECE workforce participates. However, additional research on ECE workforce registries is needed to confirm their usefulness as a source of data on child care training as well as the accessibility of these data.

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