States Prove that Recruitment, Retention Investments Work

Start Strong PA’s report “Solving the Child Care Teacher Shortage Through State Recruitment and Retention Investments” details how others states are navigating the child care teacher shortage crisis that is closing programs and driving up waitlists for working families in need of care. At least 18 states are directly investing in recruitment and retention strategies to solve the child care teacher shortage and ensure that child care supply can meet the demand from working families.

Retaining teachers is essential to providing Pennsylvanians with safe and reliable child care.