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Power to the Profession

Power to the Profession is a national collaboration to define the early childhood profession by establishing a unifying framework for career pathways, knowledge, and competencies, qualifications, standards, and compensation.

Power to the Profession Introduction Video


This next set of draft recommendations, known as Decision Cycles 345+6 Discussion Draft 2, is the result of the careful deliberation on some critical questions. This draft lays out a bold vision for the future of the profession and offers a unifying pathway to get there. Recommendations are focused on differentiating pathways, preparation, and compensation.

Join us! Read the draft, review the additional resources, share with your colleagues, and complete the online survey.

Educadores hispanohablantes

Sus experiencias, perspectivas y opiniones son necesarias para avanzar esta iniciativa. Por favor, tome un momento para explorar nuestra página en español sobre Power to the Profession (Revalorizar la profesión). Lea los documentos, compártalos con sus colegas, y luego mándenos sus relecciones vía correo electrónico a P2P@naeyc.org.

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Summary in Spanish

One page overview of Power to the Profession.

Summary in English

One page overview of Power to the Profession.

Summary in Mandarin

One page overview of Power to the Profession.