T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center at Child Care Services Association Seeks Your Partnership 

We invite you to sponsor the 2023 Early Childhood Education Workforce Convening, hosted by the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center at Child Care Services Association.

The annual Early Childhood Education Workforce Convening brings together professionals from across the country who are working on advocacy, policy, funding, strategy development and systems building for the implementation and sustainability of programs, strategies and funding that support early education systems nationally and in their states and communities…

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.

  • Two and one-half days of workshops and keynote/plenary sessions on topics related to the early education workforce and systems building, including advancing equity and diversity in the field and emergent leadership development of T.E.A.C.H. and WAGE$ Program staff. 
  • More than 40 workshops across eight breakout sessions, an opening keynote presentation the first morning, a plenary session on the second day and a closing session on the final day.  Workshops are capped at 30-40 participants, providing an atmosphere for networking and small group discussions. 
  • Opportunities to update your knowledge, grow your skills, and network with colleagues.

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
  • Other partners working on advocacy, policy, financing, strategy development and systems building to address early childhood workforce issues.

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

Thanks to those who attended the 2022 Early Childhood Education Workforce Convening – View the highlights here

Thank you to our Sponsors

  • 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 Programs

2022
2019
2021
2018
2020
2017