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Document Number: 9881

Building an Early Childhood Professional Development System - By addressing four challenges, this brief provides guidance for states building an early childhood professional development system. These challenges include: inconsistent policies for teachers who may have equivalent job descriptions but work with different early learning programs, disparate standards for professional development, inadequate access to opportunities for further education, and lack of data on state’s early childhood workforce and the quantity and quality of professional development opportunities. (National Governors Association, 2010)...

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