Early Childhood Education (ECE) Workforce Summit
Posted by Public Health Management Corporation on April 20, 2015
Early Care and Education field is at a tipping point Nearly every campaign platform includes ECE
Are we ready?
The Early Childhood Education (ECE) Workforce Summit brings together key stakeholders in the ECE sector to address various workforce issues.
The childcare industry is growing overall at a rate of 17% nationally and at a similar rate locally.
Childcare services are the third fastest growing subsector of the education industry cluster (PA Department of Labor and
With the advent of new Head Start and other federal funds such as Early Head Start, Philadelphia anticipates approximately 400 new jobs will be created.
If universal pre-K is instituted in Pennsylvania, 28,000 new jobs will be created, 34% of which (9,520) will be in Southeastern PA.
The need for qualified staff who meet stringent federal and state requirements has become a pressing issue.
Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Location: Public Health Management Corporation
Centre Square East
1500 Market Street, Lower Mezzanine
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Please CLICK HERE to RSVP. Refreshments will be provided.
Who should attend?
Community based organizations
Higher Education Institutions
Professional Development organizations
Why should you attend?
Get an overview of current ECE workforce landscape;
Learn about current and prospective ECE workforce initiatives;
Hear from various ECE workforce stakeholders;
Participate in break-out sessions to identify, prioritize, and brainstorm strategies to solve ECE workforce issues from all perspectives.
Be part of the solution! Be part of history!
The ECE Workforce Summit is presented by Public Health Management Corporation, Montgomery Early Learning Centers, and the Delaware Valley Association for the Education of Young Children with support from JOIN Win-Win, an initiative of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
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