There is a national shortage of highly qualified early childhood educators. For many early childhood educators, this career path begins with the Child Development Associate credential. Community colleges are well-positioned to award this credential and address the shortage of highly qualified early childhood educators. However, many students arrive at community colleges academically unprepared, with excessive work and family responsibilities.
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- Partial requirement for: Ed.D., Arizona State University, 2019Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 106-112)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Educational Leadership and Policy Studies