Many of the authors of "Voices from the Field; Collaborative Innovations in Early Childhood Educator Preparation" give brief overviews of their work. These collaborations were funded by the Early Childhood Educator Preparation Program Innovation (EPPI) grants from 2014-2016, through the Illinois Board of Higher Education and Race to the Top.
"Voices from the Field" was edited by Stephanie Bernoteit, Johnna Darragh-Ernst & Nancy Latham and published by the Illinois Education Research Council and the Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Transfer Pathways authors:
Adam Kennedy, Loyola University; Patricia Steinhaus, Chicago State University & Donna Walker, South Suburban College; Martha LaTorre, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville; Jin-ah Kim, Roosevelt University & Antonia Potenza, Roosevelt University
Partner Engagement authors:
Rebecca Pruitt, Melissa Szymczak. Joliet Junior College, & Kari Livesay, Kankakee Community College; Nancy Gaumer, Parkland Community College; Andrianna Smyrniotis, Illinois Central Community College & Helja Antola Crowe, Bradley University; Cheryl Bulat, Morton Community College
Workforce Development authors:
Georgette Comuntzis Page & Joyce Bezdicek, Milliken University