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Grow Your Own ECE: Partnerships and Pathways

Apr172024
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM EST

The National Early Care and Education (ECE) Workforce Center invites you to our webinar on April 17, 2024, from 12-1:30 p.m. ET. This session, part of the Grow Your Own campaign series, focuses on supporting a diverse early educator workforce through equity-centered and community-driven strategies.

This webinar will explore how how partnerships can create supportive pathways to earning educational credentials and degrees. Join in the conversation and hear from: Ola Friday (Early Educator Investment Collaborative), Ninderjit Gill (North Seattle College), Randi Wolfe (Early Care and Education Pathways to Success), and Elizabeth Pufall Jones (Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at UC Berkeley).

This webinar is for:

1. ECE systems and program leaders, educators, and anyone aspiring to enter the field.

2. Faculty at institutions of higher education who want to learn more about ways to partner within their communities to support the ECE workforce.

3. Funders interested in learning more about innovative strategies to invest in ECE systems building efforts.

4. Community leaders and those interested in workforce development.

About Grow Your Own

Grow Your Own is an umbrella term that describes the many and dynamic, equity-centered, community-driven, and holistic approaches designed to help communities support, strengthen, and sustain a strong, well-qualified, experienced, and diverse early educator workforce by nurturing the talents that already exist from within it. These initiatives aim to remove barriers for those entering and staying in the ECE field, thereby strengthening communities and supporting the ECE workforce. #GrowYourOwnECE