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Let’s Support Those who Care for our Children

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Marta Dormal | Marta Rubio-Codina | María Caridad Araujo
Blog, originally published on Primeros Pasos, focuses on the significant role that the early childhood workforce plays in the quality of services provided to young children and their framilies
Four ways policymakers can support the early childhood workforce

Four ways policymakers can support the early childhood workforce

Child care workers, preschool teachers, teacher assistants, social workers, community health workers, nurses — these are just a sampling of the many women and men who work with our youngest children to ensure their healthy development. Through their day to day work and interactions, these individuals have the opportunity to transform a child’s developmental trajectory, but often do not receive adequate pay, training, support, or incentives in order to maximize impact. Read more >>