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Workshop Agenda and Participant List

The Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce: A Workshop

February 28 and March 1, 2011

Georgetown University Conference Center
Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center
Salons D & E
Georgetown University
Washington, DC

AGENDA

Day 1

8:30 a.m. Welcoming remarks
Shannon Rudisill, Administration for Children and Families, HHS
Aletha Huston, University of Texas–Austin

Session 1: Defining and Describing the ECCE Workforce

9:00 a.m. Introduction
A conceptual definition and description of the early childhood care and education workforce
Richard Brandon, RNB Consulting
9:30 a.m. A framework for ECCE data systems: Current federal data systems and building a federal–state partnership
Richard Brandon, RNB Consulting
9:55 a.m. Learning from NCES and K–12 data systems
Jerry West, Mathematica Policy Research
  Learning from the state-level experience
Harriet Dichter, First Five Years Fund
  Discussion


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A Workshop Agenda and Participant List The Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce: A Workshop February 28 and March 1, 2011 Georgetown University Conference Center Thomas and Dorothy Leavey Center Salons D & E Georgetown University Washington, DC AGENDA Day 1 8:30 a.m. Welcoming remarks Shannon Rudisill, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Aletha Huston, University of Texas–Austin Session 1: Defining and Describing the ECCE Workforce 9:00 a.m. Introduction A conceptual definition and description of the early childhood care and education workforce Richard Brandon, RNB Consulting 9:30 a.m. A framework for ECCE data systems: Current federal data systems and building a federal–state partnership Richard Brandon, RNB Consulting 9:55 a.m. Learning from NCES and K–12 data systems Jerry West, Mathematica Policy Research Learning from the state-level experience Harriet Dichter, First Five Years Fund Discussion 99

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100 THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION WORKFORCE 10:45 a.m. Break 11:00 a.m. Economic issues in early care and education The economics of early childhood care and education David Blau, The Ohio State University Short- and long-term costs and benefits of investing in ECCE Lynn Karoly, RAND Corporation 12:00 p.m. Lunch Session 2: Efficacy: How the ECCE Workforce Affects Children and Families 1:00 p.m. Key characteristics of the workforce linked to child and family outcomes Results from the NICHD Study of Early Childcare Aletha Huston, University of Texas–Austin Key workforce issues around cultural diversity Ellen Frede, National Institute for Early Education Research 2:00 p.m. The importance of teacher/caregiver qualifications Margaret Burchinal, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill W. Steven Barnett, National Institute for Early Education Research 3:00 p.m. Break 3:15 p.m. Research on the nature of working conditions, its impact on teacher well-being, and the relationship with child outcomes Marcy Whitebook, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, UC–Berkeley Deborah Phillips, Georgetown University 4:30 p.m. Joan Lombardi, Administration for Children and Families, HHS 5:00 p.m. Discussion 5:30 p.m. Adjourn

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101 APPENDIX A Day 2 Session 3: Building the Workforce and the Profession 8:30 a.m. Opening remarks A template for evaluating emerging professions Catherine Dower, Center for the Health Professions, UC–San Francisco 8:40 a.m. Discussion regarding the conceptual definition of the workforce Richard Brandon, RNB Consulting and Sharon Lynn Kagan, Columbia University 9:05 a.m. Framing the issues: Where are we today? Marcy Whitebook, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, UC–Berkeley 9:20 a.m. Education and training Overview of key issues and systems in education and training Pamela Winton, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Discussant panel: Tammy Mann, United Negro College Fund Sharon Ramey, Virginia Tech and Georgetown University Martha Zaslow, Society for Research in Child Development 10:20 a.m. Break 10:30 a.m. “Recognition” of the ECCE workforce: Career ladders, finance and regulation, overview of the system of compensation and program funding, and their links with workforce support and development Sue Russell, Child Care Services Association Discussant panel: Ellen Frede, National Institute for Early Education Research Jana Martella, National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education Shannon Rudisill, Office of Child Care

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102 THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION WORKFORCE 11:30 a.m. Proactive practice and viability of ECCE as a profession: Next steps Learning from the health care field Catherine Dower, Center for the Health Professions, UC–San Francisco Discussant panel: Jerlean Daniel, National Association for the Education of Young Children Walter Gilliam, Yale University Linda Smith, National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies 12:30 p.m. Workshop adjourns PARTICIPANT LIST Committee Members Aletha C. Huston, Ph.D. (Chair), Priscilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor of Child Development, Human Development and Family Sciences, The University of Texas David M. Blau, Ph.D., SBS Distinguished Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, The Ohio State University Richard N. Brandon, Ph.D., Director, Human Services Policy Center, Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D., Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor of Child Development, Teachers College and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Virginia Buysse, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Deborah J. Cassidy, Ph.D., Director, Division of Child Development, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Catherine Dower, J.D., Associate Director–Research, Center for the Health Professions, University of California, San Francisco Yolanda Garcia, M.S., Director, E3 Institute Advancing Excellence in Early Education, WestEd Sharon Lynn Kagan, Ph.D., Professor of Early Childhood and Family Policy, Teachers College, Columbia University Robert G. Lynch, Ph.D., Professor of Economics and Interim Chair, Department of Economics, Washington College

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103 APPENDIX A Dixie Sommers, M.A., Assistant Commissioner, Occupational Statistics and Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor Marcy Whitebook, Ph.D., Director and Senior Researcher, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California, Berkeley Speakers and Discussants W. Steven Barnett, Ph.D., Director, National Institute for Early Education Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Margaret R. Burchinal, Ph.D., Research Professor and Director, Design and Statistical Computing Unit, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Jerlean E. Daniel, Ph.D., Executive Director, National Association of the Education of Young Children Harriet Dichter, J.D., National Director, First Five Years Fund Ellen Frede, Ph.D., Codirector, National Institute for Early Education Research, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Walter Gilliam, Ph.D., Director, The Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy, Yale University Lynn A. Karoly, Ph.D., Senior Economist, RAND Corporation Joan Lombardi, Ph.D., Office of the Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Tammy Mann, Ph.D., Executive Director, Frederick D. Patterson Research Institute, United Negro College Fund Jana Martella, M.S., Executive Director, National Association of Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education and National Association for Regulatory Administration Deborah A. Phillips, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Georgetown University Sharon Ramey, Ph.D., Director, Susan H. Mayer Professor for Child and Family Studies, School of Nursing, Georgetown University Shannon Rudisill, M.S.W., Associate Director, Child Care Bureau, Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Susan D. Russell, President, Child Care Services Association Linda K. Smith, Executive Director, National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies Jerry West, Ph.D., Senior Fellow, Mathematica Policy Research Pamela J. Winton, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Director of Outreach, FPG Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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104 THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION WORKFORCE Martha Zaslow, Ph.D., Director, Office for Policy and Communications, Society for Research in Child Development Guests Patrick Aaby, Policy Advisor to the Executive Director, Committee for Children Jane Banister, Director, Hoya Kids Learning Center Stacie Beland, Professional Advancement Project Director, Edward Street Child Services Paula Bendl Smith, Child Care Specialist, Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Soumya Bhat, Senior Program Associate, The Finance Project Natacha Blain, Associate Director, Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families Carole Brown, Research Associate Professor, Catholic University Sherry Burke, Director of Programs and Research, Committee for Children Kelly Burnes, Project Associate, NYC Early Childhood Professional Development Institute, City University of New York Beth Caron, Education Program Specialist, U.S. Department of Education Rita Catalano, Executive Director, Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College Jamie Colvard, State Policy Analyst, Zero to Three Theresa Cosca, Economist, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor Elise Crane, Senior Program & Policy Analyst, San Francisco Human Services Agency Bethlehem Dammlash, Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Families Karen Davis Platt, Quality Improvement Manager, National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies Kathy Edler, Head Start Fellow, Office of Child Care, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Sarah Friedman, Research Director, CNA Corporation Sara Gable, Associate Professor, University of Missouri Dorothy Gibson, Consultant, American Federation of Teachers Linda Gillespie, TA Specialist, Zero to Three Stacie Goffin, Principal, Goffin Strategy Group Tamara Halle, Senior Research Scientist, Child Trends Karen Heying, Project Director, National Infant & Toddler Child Care Initiative, Zero to Three Steven Hicks, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Education

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105 APPENDIX A Mimi Howard, Head Start Fellow, Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Inette Hunter, Implementation Associate, Teaching Strategies, Inc. Joanne Hurt, Executive Director, Wonders Child Care Alicia Jaramillo-Underwood, Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine Shelby Kain, Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office Eric Karolak, Executive Director, Early Care and Education Consortium Eugenia Kemble, Executive Director, Albert Shanker Institute Fran Kipnis, Research Specialist, Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California, Berkeley Rose Kor, Wyoming Children’s Action Alliance Sarah Lacey, Director of Provider Support Services, Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral Beth Ann Lang, Project Coordinator, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Missouri Scholarship Sarah LeMoine, Director, State Workforce Systems Policy, National Association for the Education of Young Children Morgan Ludlow, Economist, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Elizabeth Manlove, Associate Professor, Lock Haven University Laura Martinez, Senior Program Associate, The Finance Project Ivelisse Martinez-Beck, Senior Social Science Research Analyst, Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Janet Mascia, Assistant Director, U.S. Government Accountability Office Caitlin McLaughlin, National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies Kimberly Means, Head Start Fellow, Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Mary Mueggenborg, Social Science Research Analyst, Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Carol Nolan, National Head Start Fellow, Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Sue Offutt, Executive Director, McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership Ngozi Onunaku, Senior Policy Analyst, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Cassandra Piper, Quality Improvement Manager, National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies Michele Plutro, Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Esther Quintero, Albert Shanker Institute

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106 THE EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION WORKFORCE Darlene Ragozzine, Executive Director, Connecticut Charts-A-Course Craig Ramey, Distinguished Scientist and Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute Carla Rojas, Analyst, U.S. Government Accountability Office Pattie Ryan, Deputy Director, Indiana Association for Child Care Resource and Referral Jessica Sabol, Associate, American Federation of Teachers Mary Beth Salomone Testa, Policy Director, Early Care and Education Consortium Roberta Schomburg, Associate Dean, School of Education, Carlow University Oman Shamind, National Head Start Fellow Julie Shuell, Director, National Child Care Information and Technical Assistance Center Jill Soto, The National Registry Alliance Lauren Supplee, Senior Social Science Research Analyst, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Maria Taylor, CEO, ChildCare Education Institute Suzanne Thouvenelle, Subject Matter Specialist, Head Start Knowledge Information Management Melodie Vega, Project Manager, Hawaii Careers with Young Children Jere Wallden, The National Registry Alliance Mary Bruce Webb, Director, Division of Child and Family Development, Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Jennifer Weber, Manager of Policy, Nemours Emily Wengrovius, Policy Specialist, National Conference of State Legislatures T’Pring R. Westbrook, Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, HHS Greg Yorker, Director, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Ohio, Ohio Child Care Resource & Referral Association Marcy Young, Pew Center on the States Project Staff Rosemary Chalk, Director, Board on Children, Youth, and Families Holly Rhodes, Study Director, Board on Children, Youth, and Families Alexandra Beatty, Rapporteur Reine Homawoo, Senior Program Assistant, Board on Children, Youth, and Families Wendy Keenan, Program Associate, Board on Children, Youth, and Families