September 24, 2018

Free Online Training-Healthy Bites

The Healthy Bites training is now available online for Wisconsin child care administrators, directors and providers. The Healthy Bites on-line tutorial covers five primary priorities for improving child nutrition in your program. Writing a nutrition policy, nutrition for infants and children, supporting healthy eating and planning healthy meals. This tutorial offers concepts and practical applications to enhance the nutrition quality of your early childhood education program, with the primary focus on setting nutrition program goals and implementing best nutrition practices relating to the quality of meals served, the nutrition environment and parent outreach. Get started today!

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June 6, 2017

Power to the Profession

WECA is a proud participant in Power to the Profession - a two-year collaborative project lead by NAEYC. As a partner in this project we will be inviting you to offer your thoughts in a variety of ways.

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July 12, 2016

Poverty-level wages sparking child care teacher turnover in Wisconsin

More than a third of teachers leave their jobs every year, disrupting the quality of care children need in their most formative years.


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Child Care Food Program

Good food for children and a financial boost for child care providers!


Scholarship opportunities for early childhood educators.

REWARD Wisconsin Stipend Program

Rewarding child care professionals for their commitment to the field.

April 13, 2016

Latest Research: Starting Early, Starting Now: Investing in Teachers to Grow Child Care Quality

Explore an unresolved problem facing Wisconsin and our nation: How do we set young children on a positive life trajectory through quality early education while paying near poverty-level wages to those professionals who care for and teach them?

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March 1, 2014

Advocacy in Action

Want information on legislative changes for Wisconsin child care providers? Our blog focuses on early childhood issues, policy, and funding.
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