March 27, 2017

Advocacy Corner

Deliberations on the 2017-2019 state budget are underway.
WECA offers you many ways to speak out on behalf of young children and their teachers:

Joint Finance Committee Meetings are scheduled. Learn how you can get involved.

Click here to receive periodic advocacy emails from WECA.

Find your legislator's contact information.

Download talking points in support of T.E.A.C.H. and REWARD. 

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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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June 1, 2014

FREE Professional Development Counseling

Need help achieving your career goals? Start your FREE personalized career development planning today!
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November 17, 2014

Discover your next step as a child care professional

Discover where your quality journey is taking you by reading "Journey to Quality: A Guide for Child Care Professionals" today.
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