About the Center

 

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center provides leadership in the early childhood education field to states across the country and to our nation’s policymakers on the critical importance and value of an educated, well-paid and stable early childhood workforce to ensure the long term success of our nation’s children in school and in life.

Our Vision

 

Every child in an early childhood setting has a teacher who is well educated and well compensated. Every early childhood teacher has access to affordable college education and workforce supports and earns a living wage.

Our Mission

 

The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center develops, implements and sustains programs and strategies that result in a well educated, fairly compensated and stable early childhood workforce to ensure the long term success of our nation’s children in school and in life.

  • Helping ensure accountability and successful outcomes for all T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® and Child Care WAGE$® Initiatives

  • Providing tools, resources and strategies for creating a stable, well educated and fairly compensated early education workforce

  • Advancing policy, funding and advocacy in support of the early childhood workforce