Early Care & Education
The Office for the Advancement of Early Care and Education, on behalf of the Policy Roundtable for Child Care and the Child Care Planning Committee, oversees research and the development of reports and publications that tackle issues relating to building the capacity and enhancing the quality of early care and education programs that are accessible and affordable for families and promote children’s optimal development.
Data Collection and Analysis
Needs Assessment 2016 – Reports and Supplemental Reference Materials
Whitebook, M., McLean, C., and Austin, L.J.E. (2016). Early Childhood Workforce Index – 2016, Executive Summary. Berkeley, CA: Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California, Berkeley
Whitebook, M. & McLean, C. (2017). Educator Expectations, Qualifications, and Earnings: Shared Challenges and Divergent Systems in ECE and K-12. Berkeley, CA: Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California, Berkeley
Whitebook, M., Phillips, D., & Howes, C. (2014). Worthy work, STILL unlivable wages:The early childhood workforce 25 years after the National Child Care Staffing Study, Executive Summary. Berkeley, CA: Center for the Study of Child Care Employment, University of California, Berkeley.
Needs Assessment 2016 Backup Data
LPC Local Funding Priorities
LPC Local Funding Priorities – FY 2020-21
- Tableau Public – an interactive map that reflects the data collected and analyzed for the LPC Local Funding Priorities
Child Care and Your City: How Cities Can Increase Access to Child Care Toolkit – is a best practices and resource toolkit for city staff providing important legal updates and best practices on how cities and planning departments can reduce barriers to developing, renovating, and operating much-needed child care facilities in their communities.