Still More Resources

Brief Reads

Addressing Early Childhood Education´s Leadership Capacity Gap [Blog 1]
Stacie G. Goffin and Elliot Regenstein
July 2020

Moving Beyond False Choices for Early Childhood Educators—A Compendium
Stacie G. Goffin and Laura Bornfreund (Eds,)
March 2020

Introduction and Closing Essay
Prelude: Moving Beyond False Choices May Be Within Our Reach [Stacie Goffin]
Getting Unstuck: What’s Needed for ECE to Take a Big Step Forward [Laura Bornfreund]

 Leadership Choices Await Early Care and Education Practitioners
July/August 2019, pgs 8-12

 Reimagining ECE’s Approach to Change [Blog]
July 2019

Early Childhood Education Field-Defining Questions Still Await Answers [Blog]
May 2019

Early Childhood Education’s Future as a Profession: The Ball’s in Our Court [Blog]
February 2018

Let’s Focus Less on ‘Leaders’ and More on “Leadership” [Blog]
January 2018

2017 ECE Leadership Development Compendium: A View of the Current Landscape, 3rd edition
May 2017, Updated November 2017

You Can’t Have Professionals Without a Profession [Blog]
September 2016

To Be or Not To Be Degreed
January/February 2016

Fulfilling the Promise of Early Childhood Education—Advancing Early Childhood Education As a Professional Field of Practice [Blog]
October 2015

It’s Time to Make ECE’s Promise A Reality [Blog] 
August 2015

Vision to Practice: Setting a New Course for Early Childhood Governance
2011

Leadership Development in Early Childhood Care and Education: A View of the Current Landscape
September 2009

Field-Wide Leadership: Insights from Five Fields of Practice
2009

Other Good Reads

How to Cross Boundaries, Build Bridges, and Lead Change: Leadership for a Fractured World by Dean Williams (2015)

To Be Seen as a Real Profession, Early Childhood Ed Needs Open Discussion of Issues. Bachelors Degree Debate is Just the Start By Sara Mead, May 8, 2018 [Blog]

Leadership on the Line: Staying Alive through the Dangers of Change by Ronald A. Heifetz & Marty Linsky (2017, 2nd edition)

Early Educators as Change Agents: Cultivating a Leadership Development Ecosystem by Anne L. Douglass  (2017).

Is Early Childhood Education a Profession? by Teri Talan March 8, 2017 [Blog]

Collaborating with the Enemy: How to Work with People You Don’t Agree With or Like or Trust by Adam Kahane (2017).

The Dawn of Systems Thinking by Peter Senge, Hal Hamilton, & John Kania, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Winter 2015, 13 (1), pp. 26-33).

Early Start: Preschool Politics in the United States by Andrew Karch (2014)

Working Together to Change the Future: Transformative Scenario Planning by Adam Kahane (2012)

Power and Love: A Theory and Practice of Social Change by Adam Kahane (2010)

Capacity Development in Practice edited by Jan Ubels, Naa-Aku Acquaye-Baddoo & Alan Fowler (2010)

The Checklist Manifesto: How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande (2010)

Immunity to Change: How to Overcome It and Unlock the Potential in Yourself and Your Organization by Robert Kegan & Lisa Laskow Lahey (2009)

Don’t Just Do Something, Stand There! Ten Principles for Leading Meetings that Matter by Marvin Weisbord & Sandra Janoff (2007)