Wisconsin Early Childhood Association is a trusted source for early childhood care and education coverage through expertise on the early childhood workforce, the broader sector, and its connection to community and economic development. WECA is able to comment on, clarify and contextualize local, regional and state child care data, research and studies and also connect the media with other relevant sources.

WECA provides media with:  

  • Observations on local, regional, and state child care trends 
  • Expertise on the state of the early childhood workforce 
  • Connections to local child care providers and programs across the state 
  • Insights on child care policy and legislation, issues, and studies 
  • Information on child care’s economic and business impact 

Download our Media Resource Guide for more information. 

How to Connect:

Want to have a conversation with WECA for your coverage of child care? Start by emailing WECA Communications Director Cassie Perenchio at She will review the request and get you connected to Executive Director Ruth Schmidt and/or other WECA experts. 

For inquiries from Spanish-language publications, please email


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