ERIC Number: ED500767
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Reference Count: 41
Workforce Characteristics of Infant and Toddler Caregivers in Centers, Family Child Care Homes and Early Head Start Programs: A Massachusetts Capacity Study Research Brief
Dennehy, Julie; Marshall, Nancy L.
Wellesley Centers for Women
This research brief is part of the Massachusetts Capacity Study and focuses on the characteristics of the workforce caring for infants and toddlers in licensed or regulated early care and education in Massachusetts. The brief reviews the latest information on workforce education, staff-child ratios, group size, teacher tenure and turnover, and staff wages and benefits. The following are appended: (1) Tables; (2) Detailed Data Sources; and (3) Minimum Requirements for Infant and Toddler Caregivers. (Contains 15 footnotes, 5 tables, and 2 figures.) [Additional funding for this report was provided by the United Way of Massachusetts Bay.]
Descriptors: Caregivers, Children, Child Care, Toddlers, Infants, Faculty, Tenure, Faculty Mobility, Early Childhood Education, Labor Force, Caregiver Training, Caregiver Child Relationship
Wellesley Centers for Women. Wellesley College, 106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02841. Tel: 781-283-2510; Fax: 781-283-2504; Web site: http://www.wcwonline.org
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Sponsor: A.L. Mailman Family Foundation, Inc.
Authoring Institution: Wellesley Coll., MA. Center for Research on Women.
Identifiers - Location: Massachusetts