T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® and Child Care WAGE$®
2018 National Professional Development Symposium
Moving the Needle on Early Childhood Workforce Compensation
April 24-25, 2018
at The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Chapel Hill, NC
We are pleased to confirm to date, speakers from the following organizations:
- Buffett Early Childhood Institute
- Council for Professional Recognition
- National Association for the Education of Young Children
- National Governors Association
- National Women’s Law Center
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2018 Plenary Panel featured a panel including Tracy Ehlert, former T.E.A.C.H. recipient, in home early educator and candidate for the Iowa House-District 70; Bweikia Foster Steen, Associate Professor of Education and Director of Early Childhood Programs at Trinity Washington University; and Michele Miller-Cox, former T.E.A.C.H. recipient, SAS Montessori Pre-school teacher and Adjunct Instructor at both Wake Tech Community College and NC A&T, speaking on the topic, Education is a Game Changer.
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The National T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® and Child Care WAGE$® Professional Development Symposium is held annually in Chapel Hill,
Who Should Attend
- T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® and Child Care WAGE$® staff.
- Professionals supporting the professional development of the early education workforce, including non-profit organization professionals and higher education faculty.
- Partners working in or on behalf of early education systems including state and national governmental agency personnel, funders and others working on professional development systems.
- Workshops and panel presentations addressing
- Staff development and day to day operations of T.E.A.C.H. and WAGE$ initiatives
- Broader issues of professional development, quality improvement systems, higher education, advocacy and public policy for all early childhood professionals
- Nationally known speakers who address topics timely to the field
- Networking opportunities with peers from across the country
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2016 Plenary Panel featured a panel including Carol Brunson Day, Brunson, Phillips & Day; Florianna Thompson, Wake Technical Community College; and Dan Haggard, New Mexico Children, Youth and Families Department, in Let’s Talk About it: Issues of Race, Gender and Equity in our Everyday Lives as Early Childhood Professionals.
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