Strategic Plan

Strategy 6.1

Develop recommendations to increase compensation and benefits for early childhood care and education professionals.

6.1.1   Develop recommendations to increase compensation and benefits for early childhood care and education professionals.
State agency led tactic.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

6.1.2   Develop and implement a comprehensive career pathway to facilitate career entrance and advancement.
State agency led tactic.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

6.1.3   Expand opportunities for early childhood care and education career exploration at the high school level, including effective promotion and understanding of all positions and leadership opportunities.
State agency led tactic.Local individual or small group champions.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

6.1.4   Launch a workforce registry for early childhood care and education professionals to access, track, and guide career advancement.
State agency led tactic.Local individual or small group champions.

6.1.5   Document and address recruitment and retention challenges.
State agency led tactic.Local individual or small group champions.Statewide and community-level partnerships.

6.1.6   Engage pre-service faculty and in-service professionals in identifying challenges for training program development and expansion. Make adjustments to address demands in workforce recruitment, preparation, and retention.
State agency led tactic.Local individual or small group champions.Statewide and community-level partnerships.