Addressing Early Childhood Care and Education Workforce Challenges


Welcome and Opening Remarks (Richard Gonzales and Tammy Proctor, PDG B-5)

Workforce Policy, Research, and Practice Presentations

Introduction (Kim Burgess-Simms, ECD): Overview of overarching efforts to address the workforce of recruitment, retention and compensation

Workforce Policy (Lindsey Hutchison, Office of Head Start and Megan Campbell, ACF/Office of Child Care): Overview of efforts within OHS and OCC to support the ECCE workforce

Workforce Research (Amy Madigan, Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation): Overview of the newly proposed Workforce Technical Assistance Center

Workforce Practice: State Presentations (Facilitated by Kim Burgess-Simms)
• DC: Investments in the Early Care and Education Workforce
• Illinois: Supporting ECEC Compensation through Foundational Contracts
• Virginia: Compensating Quality through Educator Incentives and Subsidy

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