Commitment to Action

Educating America on the Value of Early Childhood Teachers

Commitment by

Child Care Services Association (CCSA), Erikson Institute

In 2012, the Erikson Institute and the Child Care Services Association, along with their partners, committed to launching a nationwide campaign aimed at educating the public about the importance of early childhood educators having deep and specialized knowledge and skills. Over the life of this commitment, a minimum of 140 leaders of early childhood education organizations will be enlisted to help increase public understanding of the critical role of the highly educated, competent early childhood teachers in helping to ensure a young child's future success in school and in life.

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Commitment

Educating America on the Value of Early Childhood Teachers

Launched

2012

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$23,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Child Care Services Association (CCSA), Erikson Institute

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

National Association for the Education of Young Children, Military Child Education Coalition, Teachstone, Hopkins House, American Federation of Teachers, Highscope Educational Research Foundation