July- News + Events

Articles to Note:

Center for the Study of Child Care Employment- The Early Childhood Workforce Index 2018

National Association of State Boards of Education UPDATE- Supporting a Diverse Early Childhood Workforce for Dual Language Learners

Winona Daily News- Winona Early Childhood Initiative awards grants to local organizations

Albert Lea Tribune- Group celebrates child literacy program

West Central Tribune- Early childhood development initiative launches in Kandiyohi, Meeker, McLeod, Renville and Yellow Medicine counties


Think Small News + Events

Child Care  Aware:

Communities Collaborative’s 18th Annual Brain Development Conference- August 8th

  • Time: 7am-3pm
  • Event Location: Shooting Star Casino
  • Deadline to register July 31st

Celebratory Parent Aware System Retreat- August 15th

  • Time: 10am-3pm
  • Event locationL College of St. Benedict

DEVELOP events


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.
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