Wisconsin Early Childhood Association has long been a steadfast advocate for early childhood professionals and strong early care and education in Wisconsin. Rooted in key programs, advocacy, professional development opportunities and research, WECA is a champion for transformational change in child care through support of early childhood educators, young children, families and our communities.

What’s New at WECA

Toddler learning to walk, father helping her.


WECA administers several key programs that support early childhood professionals and programs in Wisconsin.

Toddler learning to walk, father helping her.


Take time to review WECA’s 2023 Annual Report for the full scope of our initiatives, influence, and comprehensive impact.


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WECA, founded in 1971, hosted the first state conferences for early childhood professionals and has grown significantly since.

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