State of the States: Child Data Linked to Workforce Data

Being able to link work force data with child data allows states to examine which staff are working with which children and families and to look at how workforce characteristics such as licensure or the receipt of ongoing professional development are related to child outcomes.

Child-level data have been linked to workforce-level data.
Green Yes for Part C and Part B 619 (13%)
Blue Yes for Part C, No for Part B 619 (15%)
Orange No for Part C, Yes for Part B 619 (11%)
Red No for Part C and Part B 619 (38%)
Gray Data not available for at least one program (23%)

States & Territories


The 2021 survey data includes states that submitted and provided permission to publish the data. Grey indicates that the full 2021 data are not included but prior years’ data may be available.