Early Childhood Educator Excellence and Equity Project (ECE³)
“He lei poina ʻole ke keiki”
“A child is a lei that never wilts or is forgotten”
All children—beginning at birth—and their families, are served by high-quality, accessible early care and learning programs, staffed with well-prepared, well-supported, and well-compensated early childhood educators.
- To transform early childhood education (ECE) lead teacher preparation programs and compensation/financing systems
- To build a statewide integrated early childhood workforce and professional development system
Explore Our Initiatives
Recruitment and Retention of Diverse ECE Students (opens in a new window)
One way to address staff shortages is to build capacity....
Early Childhood Educator Pathways and Programs (opens in a new window)
Creating more educational pathways also....