Early Education & School Age Wage Survey

May 14, 2019

The IDEALS Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Education is partnering with thread to explore ways to improve compensation for Alaska’s early childhood and school-age educators. As part of our work, we are asking the early childhood and school-age care and education community to participate in a 20-minute survey:

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The survey is designed to gain understanding of:

  • What drew you to the field of early childhood and school-age care and education
  • What keeps in you in the field
  • Your current wages, benefits, and professional development
  • Your thoughts and opinions of compensation

We want to hear your voices and reflect your experiences! Your honest answers will help us define various compensation models that will support you to continue the important work you do every day. The findings from this survey will help us define recommendations for a comprehensive early childhood educator wage compensation model for Alaska.

The survey is anonymous and your responses are completely confidential.

Please forward this email to any early childhood and school-age educator in the field who might have not received this email. It is critical for us to be as inclusive as possible in this project to improve equity in compensation across the field. The goal is to find ways to promote better compensation for all.

To help us gain a deeper understanding of your thoughts and opinions, we also invite you to participate in a follow-up interview or focus group. If you are interested, please submit your contact information at the end of the survey. Your contact information is never linked to your survey responses and your responses will remain anonymous. Anyone expressing interest in a follow-up call or focus group will receive a summary of the findings once this study is completed.

Questions? Email us at [email protected]

Thank you!

IDEALS Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education and thread