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INTEGRATED PROFESSIONAL
DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS:
STATUS, CHANGES, AND OPPORTUNITIES
N AT I O N A L C E N T E R O N C H I L D C A R E
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS AND
W O R K F O R C E I N I T I AT I V E S
A SERVICE OF THE OFFICE OF CHILD CARE,
C O S P O N S O R E D BY T H E O F F I C E O F H E A D S TA R T
SARAH LEMOINE, PROJECT DIRECTOR
L I N D A G I L L E S P I E , I N F A N T / T O D D L E R TA S P E C I A L I S T
NACCRRA ANNUAL CONFERENCE MARCH 9, 2012
WELCOME AND SESSION
OVERVIEW
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SESSION GOALS
 Learn about the Office of Child Care’s new
National Center on Child Care Professional
Development Systems and Workforce
Initiatives (PDW Center), cosponsored by the
Office of Head Start
 Engage in interactive dialogue about:
Trends in PD system and the workforce in
States/Territories
Ideas, questions, challenges and suggestions
about portability of credentials and related
career pathways issues
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SESSION AGENDA
 Introductions
 PDW Center Overview
 State/Territory PD Systems and Workforce
Initiative Trends
 Interactive Table Discussions: Credential
Portability and Pathways
 Wrap-Up
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INTRODUCTIONS
 Presenters
 Participants
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PDW CENTER OVERVIEW
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NATIONAL CENTER ON CHILD CARE
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SYSTEMS
AND WORKFORCE INITIATIVES
(PDW CENTER)
 A Service of the Office of Child Care, also
supported by the Office of Head Start
 Part of the newly redesigned Child Care
Technical Assistance Network
See
www.acf.hhs.gov/news/press/2011/newch
ildcaretacenters.html
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PDW CENTER OPERATION
Operated by ZERO TO THREE in partnership
with:
 the National Association for the Education
of Young Children (NAEYC),
 Child Trends, and
 the National Registry Alliance.
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PDW CENTER MISSION AND GOALS
 Support integrated PD
systems and workforce
initiatives
 Build State capacity to
produce qualified child
care professionals
across age-ranges,
program settings, and
early childhood and
school-age sectors
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PDW CENTER FOCUS
TA will support State and Territory efforts to build a
well-qualified workforce as described in their CCDF
Plans according to five key elements for workforce
systems
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STATE/TERRITORY PD SYSTEMS
AND WORKFORCE INITIATIVE
TRENDS
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PD SYSTEMS AND WORKFORCE TRENDS
 Intentional integration
Age-ranges
Programs
Training, TA, and
Education
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Quality improvements
Strategic plans
Sectors
Systems
PDW CENTER ACTIVITIES REFLECT
SYSTEM TRENDS AND NEEDS
 Compensation and Workforce Conditions
 Distance Learning Programs
Repository and tools
 Supporting Credential Portability and
Career Pathways
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INTERACTIVE TABLE
DISCUSSIONS
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TABLE DISCUSSION
 “Tops” in your State/Territory: credential
reciprocity and related career pathways issues
Challenge
Question
Promising practice
or strategy
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Lesson learned
Resource used
Resource needed
WRAP-UP AND
THANK YOU!
National Center on Child Care Professional
Development Systems and Workforce Initiatives
A Service of the Office of Child Care,
Cosponsored by the Office of Head Start
Sarah LeMoine
[email protected]
Linda Gillespie
[email protected]
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PHOTO CREDITS
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Slide 2: © Tom Taylor Bell
Slide 5: © Steven Dern
Slide 6: ©Michael Botsis
Slide 9: © Juan-Carlos Herrera-Arango
Slide 11: © Rohit Seth
Slide 14: © iStockPhoto.com/CEFutcher
Slide 16: © Sarah LeMoine
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