State Resources

A Framework for Reviewing Professional Development Strategies in Child Care and Early Education

Introduction State and territory child care and early education (CCEE) leaders typically support a range of professional development (PD) opportunities for the CCEE workforce. This highlight describes the¬†Professional Development Matrix for Quality Improvement¬†created by¬†Douglass, Tout, and Doyle. The matrix provides … Read More

A Review of State Efforts to Enforce Mental Health Parity: Lessons for Policymakers and Regulators

By JoAnn Volk, Rachel Schwab, Maanasa Kona and Emma Walsh-Alker Executive Summary The Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act (MHPAEA) aims to remove insurance-related obstacles to mental health and substance use disorder treatment. However, federal and state regulators have … Read More