Interesting Reads--Research Studies that will get you thinking!
ICHQ Brief Series:
Measuring Costs to Support Quality in Early Care and Education Centers (PDF — 696.77 KB)
Exploring Staff Time Use in 30 Early Care and Education Centers (PDF — 325.77 KB)
Distributed Leadership -- A NEW way to do PD in your programming and implementation tips
PLEASE NOTE: No research studies that we have seen incorporate PROPERTY TAXES for Private Child Care Owners into their equations or studies. Consider the impact of this tax on:
A program's ability to be "nibble"
Where is the equity in this considering non-profit and public programs pay NO property taxes?
How to Effectively use bonuses to improve workforce retention:
Collection of NRCEC Conference Data slides….is there a diamond in the rough there for you?