Reports & Resources
The Alaska System for Early Education Development, or Alaska SEED, is Alaska's statewide professional development system for early childhood and school-age professionals. The following links, articles, and reports all support the need for professional development in Alaska's early care and education industry. Please explore these resources and contact us if you need more information.
Alaska SEED's 2017-2018 Progress Report highlights recent milestones, including member reimbursements and participation.
This summary of The McDowell Group's 2015 report measures the economic impacts of early care and education services on Alaska's economy. This report was prepared for the Alaska Early Childhood Coordinating Council (AECCC).
The National Workforce Registry Alliance provides registries across the country with resources on data related support on the workforce, standards of quality for workforce data systems, and a strong national voice driving relevant policies and initiatives.
Power to the Profession is a national initiative to define the professional field of practice that unifies early childhood educators across all states and settings so they can further enrich the lives of children and families. The goal is to set a unifying framework of professional guidelines for early childhood educators—from required competencies and qualifications to career pathways and compensation.