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Unifying Framework for the Early Childhood Education Profession

This report is a “consensus” document developed by Power to the Profession, a national collaborative of leading organizations. It outlines a vision and unifying framework for high-quality early care and education with recommendations to achieve it. Readers will understand the frameworks for career pathways, preparation, competencies, responsibilities, and compensation and how they all work together to create an effective, high-quality early care and education workforce.

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Compensation & Financial Relief Strategies

Initiatives and investments to ensure compensation equal to the value of early educators’ work

Qualifications & Educational Support

Policies and pathways that provide consistent standards for educators to achieve higher education