215. How States Design, Implement and Sustain Career Ladders for the Next Generation of Early Care and Education Professionals
|Date:||Thursday July 16, 2015|
|Time:||4:00 PM - 5:30 PM|
|Speakers:|| Khari Garvin, NC Head Start State Collaboration Office
Maureen Murphy, Pennsylvania Key
Lin Venable, Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance
Valora Washington, Council for Professional Recognition
Join this panel of leaders from three states for an interactive session as they discuss how they design, implement and sustain career ladders starting from the CDA credential to earning a degree within the context of early care and education credentialing and QRIS. The presenters will also address the challenges to higher education for early learning professionals as they climb their career ladder that impacts the delivery of program quality.