13 episodes

Welcome to "Early Care & Education: All Things Workforce" - presented by Early Care & Education Pathways to Success. In discussing a wide range of issues and perspectives around ECE workforce development, our goal is to make good trouble, speak truth to power, and acknowledge when the emperor has no clothes! Hosted by Executive Director of ECEPTS, Dr. Randi Wolfe.

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Welcome to "Early Care & Education: All Things Workforce" - presented by Early Care & Education Pathways to Success. In discussing a wide range of issues and perspectives around ECE workforce development, our goal is to make good trouble, speak truth to power, and acknowledge when the emperor has no clothes! Hosted by Executive Director of ECEPTS, Dr. Randi Wolfe.

    E13: Keynote from the 2023 ECEPTS National Conference: Brent Parton, Acting Assistant Secretary, ETA / US-DOL

    E13: Keynote from the 2023 ECEPTS National Conference: Brent Parton, Acting Assistant Secretary, ETA / US-DOL

    This episode is a recording of Brent Parton's keynote presentation at the 2023 ECEPTS National Conference. Currently the Acting Assistant Secretary of the Employment and Training Administration for the U.S. Department of Labor, Brent has been stalwart in his support of ECE apprenticeships from the beginning. In sharing his wisdom, insight, and encouragement, he reminds us of the significance of the ECE workforce and ECE Apprenticeships.
     

    • 40 min
    E12:The Role of Philanthropy in Funding and Encouraging the Development of ECE Registered Apprenticeships

    E12:The Role of Philanthropy in Funding and Encouraging the Development of ECE Registered Apprenticeships

    In 2019, a planning grant from the James Irvine Foundation led to the launch of ECEPTS, reflecting the Foundation's commitment to ensuring that low-income workers have the power to advance economically. Learn from Sabrina Singh Kansara, Senior Program Officer, as she discusses the critical significance of the ECE industry and the role of philanthropy in supporting and advocating for ECE Apprenticeships.

    • 34 min
    E11: Expanding Intermediary Resources and ECE Apprenticeship Opportunities: The T.E.A.C.H. National Apprenticeship Pilot Program

    E11: Expanding Intermediary Resources and ECE Apprenticeship Opportunities: The T.E.A.C.H. National Apprenticeship Pilot Program

    In 2022, T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center launched a 6-state apprenticeship pilot program. In this episode, Megan Burk, Director of Workforce Initiatives, explains why T.E.A.C.H. decided to develop ECE apprenticeships, provides an update on the initiative, and shares invaluable experience and insights about the promise of ECE apprenticeships and the role of intermediaries.

    • 41 min
    E10: A Conversation with Lea Austin, Ed.D., Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at UC-Berkeley

    E10: A Conversation with Lea Austin, Ed.D., Executive Director of the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at UC-Berkeley

    CSCCE is widely recognized as a national leader in ECE workforce research and policy. Listen in as Executive Director Lea Austin discusses the policy landscape around funding for the ECE system, the unique potential of the apprenticeship model, her hopes for the National ECE Workforce Center, and more. This is a rich and informative conversation that you don't want to miss!

    • 41 min
    E09: The Nuts and Bolts of ECE Apprenticeship: Learning from North Carolina

    E09: The Nuts and Bolts of ECE Apprenticeship: Learning from North Carolina

    Whether you're new to the world of ECE Apprenticeship or a seasoned veteran, this conversation with Charlie Milling from ApprenticeshipNC will be useful in learning about one state's efforts to create ECE Apprenticeships, develop ECE career pathways from high school through community college, and encourage employers' capacity as ECE Apprenticeship sponsors.

    • 36 min
    E08: Learning from Apprenticeship Intermediary Pioneers: LAUNCH and ECEPTS

    E08: Learning from Apprenticeship Intermediary Pioneers: LAUNCH and ECEPTS

    The recognition of Intermediaries as critical to expanding registered apprenticeships in emerging and non-traditional sectors is gaining considerable traction. In California, LAUNCH and ECEPTS have been innovators in demonstrating the potential of intermediaries and establishing a compelling proof of concept. Listen in as ECEPTS Executive Director, Randi Wolfe, talks with Charles Henkels, Director of the LAUNCH Network, about “All Things Intermediary.”

    • 43 min

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