Advancing the dialog about and support for
the early childhood workforce
The Center creates and distributes open source materials that
- Raise awareness about the workforce and barriers to college
- Provide input to policy makers to inform their work in support of the workforce
- Aid in data systems development
- Grow the capacity of higher education systems to support articulation of college credit
- Champion the need for increased compensation
- Give voice to the workforce and our partners in easy to understand language about how we make a difference for young children
I Make a Difference for Young Children. Ask Me How. (IMD) Campaign
Born out of work conducted by a sub group of the Clinton Global Initiative in 2012, which highlighted the needs and the important role of early educators, the I Make a Difference for Young Children. Ask Me How. campaign, provides tools, templates and resources to help early educators, our partners and the field continue the conversation and share information about the importance of an educated workforce. You can access the IMD campaign materials and toolkits here.
The T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® Alliance is a membership association created for current and past T.E.A.C.H. scholarship recipients and those who support T.E.A.C.H. across the nation. It is housed in the T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center and provides a way for connecting, growing and developing a national T.E.A.C.H. network. You can find out more about the Alliance here.