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Professional Expectations Without Professional Conditions

Ron Lally

In this podcast, Ron Lally, Co-Director of the Center for Child and Family Studies at WestEd and Marcy Whitebook, Director of the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at UC Berkeley, discuss Whitebookís research on the infant/toddler workforce. They talk about the many negative impacts of persistently low wages and what they think should be done about it. The conversation takes place during the PITC Graduate conference in February 2016, celebrating 30 years of PITC.


Download the podcast (Length: 34 min 18 sec)


Research study: Worthy Work, STILL Unlivable Wages: The Early Childhood Workforce 25 Years after the National Child Care Staffing Study (Whitebook, Phillips & Howes, 2014) www.irle.berkeley.edu/cscce/2014/report-worthy-work-still-unlivable-wages/

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Trainerís Manual, Module I: Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization, Second Edition. 2014

Trainerís Manual, Module I: Social-Emotional Growth and Socialization, Second Edition. 2014

The second edition has been revised to include updated information and guidance on understanding and supporting infantsí and toddlersí social-emotional development. A new section on infant mental health has been added. There is a strong emphasis on including children with disabilities or other special needs in infant/toddler care programs. Information on mixed age groups and family child care has been woven into the lessons. Elements of reflective practice have been emphasized in the trainerís notes and discussion questions.
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