Document Number: 9911Learning Together: A Study of Six B.A. Completion Cohort Programs in Early Care and Education - Part of a multi-year study, this report surveys the experiences of students who participated in “cohort programs” that support early childhood professionals pursuing bachelor’s degrees. Students, overall, were pleased with their experiences and felt that the program provided them with confidence in their workplace and boosted their morale. After a year, many expressed interest in pursuing additional degrees beyond the bachelor’s. For the university leaders and staff interviewed, the critical factor contributing to the success is the presence of a leader who has the ability to bring key players, such as the president of the university, faculty, and partners in the community, to create and maintain cohort groups. (Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, 2011)...
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