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Juliet Bromer

Research Professor

  • B.A., Columbia University, New York
  • M.S. in education, Bank Street College of Education, New York
  • Ph.D. in human development, University of Chicago, Chicago
Area of Expertise

Research interests

Workforce development and quality improvement in home-based child care settings, relationship-based approaches to professional development, family and community support roles of child care providers, and the role of family-provider relationships in early care and education.

Professional Highlights

Research Projects

Research on Family Child Care Networks

Research on Family Engagement

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Juliet Bromer is a research scientist at Erikson Institute. Bromer’s research focuses on examining programs and systems that support the home-based child care workforce and quality improvement. Through her collaborations with researchers and local, state, and federal policy makers and quality improvement initiatives over the past two decades, she has developed a deep knowledge of the systems that shape the home-based child care landscape including subsidy, QRIS, accreditation, and licensing. Currently, she leads three national studies focused on home-based child care including: 1) a new federally-funded project to examine home-based child care supply and quality, 2) a multi-year national research initiative examining the quality of support offered by family child care networks to home-based child care providers, and 3) an exploratory study on the decline of family child care in four states.