Preparing Our Infant and Toddler Professional Workforce for the 21st Century: An Action Plan for the District of Columbia
This report, coproduced by WestEd, presents an action plan for preparing the Washington, D.C. infant and toddler professional workforce for the 21st century. It includes a review of the research literature on preparation of early childhood education professionals, particularly those who work with children, 0-3 years old.
The authors also examine the District’s infant and toddler professional workforce, and summarize the findings of recent workforce development and program quality surveys.
Key policy recommendations are provided for preparing and maintaining an exemplary infant and toddler workforce, which is critical for establishing high-quality programs for the District’s youngest children. Best practices and models of excellence from other states and communities are highlighted.
An executive summary of this report is available.
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