Happy New Year, Happy 2019!!
As we reflect on 2018, we are inspired to continue to advocate for the socially important and valuable work of ECEs and early years staff that happens around the province with children, families and in communities.
We know we can make a difference, we have seen it happen - but we cannot do it alone. Thank you to the tireless work of our members, volunteers, and ECEs and early years staff around the province who contribute their time and voice to change.
Together we will make a difference in 2019. Together We are Stronger! #ECEPower #DecentWork #ProfessionalPay
On November 20, 2018 federal politicians heard firsthand about Canada's child care crisis and benefits of a universal system.
Nearly 100 child care advocates - parents, grandparents, educators, activists - were part of the largest lobbying effort on Parliament Hill for child care in over a decade. Organized by Child Care Now, the AECEO took part in over 60 meetings with MPs and Senators and shared personal stories, research and policy recommendations to create a universal child care system. Using the theme #ChildCareChampion we asked politicians to commit to moving the issue forward in their roles in government, within their parties, on committees and in the Senate.
Want to get involved?
Your voice matters! Together we can make a difference!
Humans of ECE...Share your short story
This action is designed to raise the profile of ECEs and early years staff, while also highlighting some of the challenges you face in the early years.
Think about what makes you special as an ECE or early years staff and what challenges you may face related to this. Download the template here, write your short story and take a picture of you holding it and send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org
To see more Humans of ECE stories...click here.
To find out more about the Professional Pay and Decent Work Campaign click here
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