The following studies from the UAMS Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Research and Evaluation Division (DFPM-RED) examine the state of the child care and early childhood education workforce in Arkansas.
Instructional Staff in Child Care and Early Childhood Education
Program Administrators in Early Childhood Care & Education
The linked report asks administrators similar questions about themselves/their staff as individuals while adding questions about the fiscal health of their program.
Full Report (PDF)
The Impact of COVID-19 on AR’s Early Childhood Care & Education Workforce: A Summary of Surveys
The linked report summarizes multiple studies conducted throughout the pandemic that focus on the ways COVID-19 impacted administrators and instructional staff, as well as the children in their care.
Full Report, 2020 (PDF)