February- News + Events

News:

Op-ed by B8 Workforce Core Team member, Nancy Jost, highlights the need for resources and investment in the early childhood workforce in Minnesota.

StarTribune- University of Minnesota to Close its Day Care Center

StarTribune- How the U Can Help Minnesota Reach Its Ambitious Early Education Goal

St.Cloud Times- Early Childhood Education Investment is Critical

New York Times Why Our Most Important Teachers are Paid the Least

The Solution for the Workforce Dilemma is the Public Schools

MinnPost- State Board Overseeing Teacher Licensure Reopens its Executive Director Search 

Events:

Preparing Pre-K Teachers Envisioning Equitable Pathways High Quality Bachelors Degrees

  • When: February 26th
  • Time: 12pm-1:45pm
  • Register here

MNaeyc-MNsaca Annual Conference

  • When: March 9th-10th
  • Where: St. Paul RiverCentre
  • Register here

Think Small- How Are We Doing? Please RSVP

Written by Christine Empanger

Christine is a graduate student at Augsburg University. While working as an Intern with Advance Consulting LLC she has found a passion for bettering the Early Childhood Workforce and provide quality, and accessible early education across Minnesota. Advance Consulting LLC is a public policy consulting firm serving clients in the government, non-profit and private sectors whose mission is to work with clients to improve the lives of children and families. www.advance-consulting.org.