Do you have ideas about how to make early care and education better for children and families?
Are you passionate about working with young children and want to do more to improve the field?
Are you curious about the role that public policy plays in early childhood?
If you’re an early childhood educator, and any of those sound like you, consider applying for the Early Childhood Advocacy Leadership Program! It’s a NEW 3-part training series that will help you build your advocacy skills.
YOU already have the important expertise! The Early Childhood Advocacy Leadership Program is focused on providing you with the skills to become an effective early childhood advocate.
The training will be delivered in three 2-hour sessions. If you work in a family child care, child care center, Head Start program, or public early childhood program, you can apply! No previous experience necessary!!
We will offer one in-person and two virtual cohorts this fall. If you have a Develop ID, you’ll receive 6 hours on your learning record for completing the series. The cost is $50 for the program. Scholarships are available.
You will also:
Dates and titles for In-Person at Think Small in St Paul with Trainer Marie Huey (Saturdays 9:00am-11:00am) :
Dates for Online with Trainer Carrie Z Johnson (Tuesdays, 6:30pm-8:30pm):
Dates for Online with Trainer Sherry Tiegs (Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm):
Apply by September 23: https://forms.office.com/r/nYR82AytWt
You can apply for one or more options. We have limited capacity for these events and are seeking diverse racial and geographic representation. We also want to include educators from all program types. The application will help us make sure we have a mix of folks in each group.
We’ll notify participants by September 30.
Please contact Marie Huey with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org