Studies show that the early years are important for children's growth and development, school readiness, and later life.
Robeson discusses the value and need for quality early care and education, noting the significant wage discrepancies for educators in this field compared to other educators and other professions, and sharing recommendations for ensuring a well-compensated, skilled workforce to prepare children for lifelong learning.
Authors: Nancy L. Marshall, Cindy L. Creps, Nancy R. Burstein, Joanne Roberts, Frederic B. Glantz, Wendy Wagner Robeson
35th Anniversary Symposium: Reflections, Conversations, New Directions
Jean Hardisty, Ph.D., Michelle Porche, Ed.D., Wendy Wagner Robeson, Ed.D., Joanne Roberts, Ph.D.
Moderator: Joanne Murray, Ed.M.
November 13, 2010