Our events are informative, engaging, and provide valuable information and engagement opportunities, on topics and trends in early care and education. Bookmark this page for easy access to information on our upcoming events!
WEESSN EAP Series: Moving Forward Together
The WEESSN EAP Series: Moving Forward Together is an offering of four guided sessions and three support groups designed to help you build skills and strategies to handle stress and deal with challenging times. The sessions will be led by professional counselors from SupportLinc, our EAP provider. Get all the details here.
ECE Listening and Resource Sessions (English)
These virtual sessions are tailored for early educators working directly with young children to provide a welcoming space for open discussion and conversation about concerns, challenges, questions, and more. The events also allow for open dialogue so providers can be resources for each other. Information also will be shared on WECA programs, resources, and services. Held the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month at 1 p.m., August through December 2023. Note: These are English-language sessions – separate Spanish-language events are forthcoming.
ECE Listening and Resource Sessions (Spanish)
Join WECA and Raising Wisconsin for virtual sessions tailored for early educators working directly with young children to provide a welcoming space for open discussion and conversation about concerns, challenges, questions, and more. The events also allow for open dialogue so providers can be resources for each other. Information also will be shared on WECA programs, resources, and services.
These Spanish-language sessions will be held on the first Wednesday of each month from September through December.
On-Demand Training Opportunities
Visit our Training Opportunities page for a variety of educational opportunities on relevant topics for early childhood professionals, some of which offer Wisconsin Registry credit.
Recap: A Day Without Child Care
Providers, families, and community leaders throughout Wisconsin marked A Day Without Child Care on Monday, May 8, 2023, to raise awareness about the importance of the early childhood workforce in supporting working families, young children, and the economy. Local events in conjunction with this national day of action prompted significant news coverage from media in all corners of the state.
WECA and Raising Wisconsin partnered to share dozens of testimonial videos from parents who provided perspective on what a day without child care would look like for them and how it would impact their lives and livelihood. The effort also included tagging and engaging JFC members to increase legislative awareness of the day and its impact.
The Big Share®
First Tuesday of March | 24-Hour Day of Giving
A proud member of Community Shares of Wisconsin, WECA annually participates in The Big Share® campaign, an online day of giving held on the first Tuesday of March. The event is a way to donate to WECA and more than 70 other local non-profit organizations dedicated to building an equitable and just community and protecting our environment.