While there is consensus among policymakers and practitioners about the importance of strong leadership in early childhood, few states have made leadership training a high priority in the implementation of their career development systems. Illinois stands out as a notable exception. For the past twenty years, the state has served as a shining example of a focused investment in the professional development of administrators of early childhood programs. The most well known is Taking Charge of Change™ (TCC).
Source: McCormick Center for Early Childhood Leadership.