Thanks to those who attended the 2022 Early Childhood Education Workforce Convening

2022 Convening Highlights

  • Over 40 workshops addressing early childhood education professional development systems, higher education, advocacy and public policy for all early childhood professionals and emergent leadership development for T.E.A.C.H. and WAGE$ program staff
  • Nationally known speakers who address topics timely to the field
  • Networking opportunities with peers from across the country

Thank you to our Sponsors

We hope you will join us in Chapel Hill next year!
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Wednesday-Friday, April 26-28, 2023

William and Ida Friday Conference Center

University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill

This annual event brings together professionals from across the country who are working on advocacy, policy, funding, strategy development and systems building toward implementation and sustainability of programs, strategies and funding that support early education systems nationally and in states and communities across the country.

Who Should Attend

  • Staff of T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® and Child Care WAGE$® programs
  • State and national non-profit organization professionals
  • Higher education faculty
  • State and national governmental agency personnel
  • Funders
  • Others working on early childhood education workforce issues

If you would like to receive more information about the convening, send us a message.

  • 2021 Keynote: Exploring and Ensuring Equitable Pathways Leading to a Diverse, Well Compensated and Professional Early Childhood Workforce
  • 2021 Plenary Panel: Reimagining ChildCare Means Centering Equity
  • 2021 Closing Presentation: From the Funders’ Perspective: Making the Case for Early Childhood Workforce Investment
  • 2016 Plenary PanelLet’s Talk About it: Issues of Race, Gender and Equity in our Everyday Lives as Early Childhood Professionals

Previous Symposium Programs