The Center for the Study of Child Care Employment (CSCCE) at the University of California, Berkeley recently published Education and Experience of the California ECE Workforce by Yoonjeon Kim, Lea J.E. Austin, Elena Montoya, and Anna Powell. This report published February 2022 is a data snapshot that focuses on the education and experience of family child care providers, center directors, and center-based teaching staff in California.
Some notable findings about California’s center-based teachers include:
- 61% have worked in early care and education for more than 10 years.
- 56% have a bachelor’s degree or higher.
- 72% have a major in early childhood education or child development.