Early Childhood Professionals

Workforce Commission

The Nebraska Early Childhood Workforce Commission implementation project is sponsored by the Buffett Early Childhood Institute. It seeks to build a collaborative network between early childhood professionals, local community leaders, state organizations, and policymakers. The Workforce Commission seeks to elevate the profession as a priority for the state so that workers receive the support, resources, and compensation they need to develop a high-quality system of early childhood care and education for all Nebraska families.

Workforce Commission Goals


  • Ensure the early childhood workforce is highly qualified and reflects the diversity of the children and families they serve.
  • Fully fund high-quality care and education by 2030. 
  • Promote Nebraskans championing the critical role of the early childhood workforce in young children's learning and development.
  • Implement commission recommendations as outlined in Elevating Nebraska's Early Childhood Workforce: Report and Recommendations of the Nebraska Early Childhood Workforce Commission.


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Contact:  Susan Sarver