Early Ed Leadership & Innovation

We train frontline early educators and child care business owners in entrepreneurial leadership, and research ways to support them at scale

October 2, 2023
by earlyedinstitute
0 comments

Media Advisory: Research Brief on Affordable, Quality Child Care and Early Education Expansion in MA To Be Released Oct 11

WHAT: Research Brief Release and Presentation: Estimating the Impacts of Legislation to Expand Affordable Quality Child Care and Early Education in Massachusetts: Initial Findings on Utilization, Employment, and Financial Assistance WHO: UMass Boston Early Education CUSP (Cost and Usage Simulator … Continue reading

January 9, 2023
by earlyedinstitute
0 comments

Persuasive policy

We’re thrilled that the research brief “Evaluating Leadership Development in Early Care and Education,” which we co-authored with our research partners Mathematica and the Office Of Planning, Research & Evaluation (OPRE) was among the 10 most-downloaded publications from OPRE’s website … Continue reading

March 18, 2022
by Anne Douglass
0 comments

Research Summary: Entrepreneurial Leadership Training Catalyzes Change Initiatives in Early Ed Programs

In “Preparing early educators as frontline leaders and change agents with a leadership development initiative,” UMass Boston researchers show that early educators who participated in a relational-entrepreneurial leadership development program were likely to lead for change in curriculum improvement, family … Continue reading

February 25, 2022
by Anne Douglass
0 comments

New Study Finds That Early Educators Trained in Leading for Change Develop Entrepreneurial Mindset and Lead for Change in the Workplace

A study published in the International Journal of Child Care and Education Policy found that early educators who participated in a relational-entrepreneurial leadership development program were likely to lead for change in curriculum improvement, family engagement, and relationship building after … Continue reading

January 15, 2020
by Anne Douglass
0 comments

Research Summary: Positive Relationships Key to Early Educator Success in Earning Bachelor’s Degree

In “The Role of Relationships: An Exploratory Study of Early Childhood Educators Earning a Bachelor’s Degree,” Professor Anne Douglass shows how positive relationships with university faculty, staff, peers, and workplace colleagues and supervisors can support educators as they work toward … Continue reading

Skip to toolbar