December- News + Events


Echo Press- Can the child care shortage be fixed?

Star Tribune- Brighter ideas for Minnesota’s future

Minn Post- What education insiders are hoping for in Minnesota’s next education commissioner

Hastings Star Gazette- Preparing for kindergarten: Committee helps child care providers get kids ready

New America- Diversifying the Educator Workforce: Learning what works from Washington State

New America- One key way to support caregiver students: Provide child care

New America- Opinions exist for addressing ECE’s education- compensation dilemma 

Think Small- Early Care and Education Crisis Work Group

Bellwether Education- Let the Research Show: Developing the Research to Improve Early Childhood Teacher Preparation


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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.
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