June- News + Events

News:

New America- Building Early Education Leaders

StarTribune- Child Care will be a hot political issue for the next decade or more

MinnPost-The route to closure on Minnesota education spending: A tale of two budget bills

MNnews- Life long learning needs early investment

Owatonna Peoples Press= 20,000 childrens books awarded through SMIF’s Early Childhood Literacy Program

MPRnews- Why it’s a good economic bet to invest in early childhood

WDIO (Duluth)- School districts address education difficulties at early childhood summit

Events:

View Early Childhood Finance and Policy Division Meeting Notes HERE

Learn more about Child Care Aware Professional Development Opportunities HERE

NAEYC Trainings and Webinars can be found HERE

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.