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  • 1.  Join me to support Power to the Profession

    Posted 02-01-2019 04:45 PM

    Dear colleagues,

    Please join me in supporting our profession by sharing your perspective as part of Power to the Profession. The latest draft from the Power to the Profession National Task Force is now available and they are seeking feedback and input from across the early childhood field. Power to the Profession relies on all of us to participate so we can create a cohesive profession and advance early childhood educators in an effective, diverse, and well-compensated profession across all states and settings.

    Known as Decision Cycles 345+6 Discussion Draft 2, the latest draft includes an audacious vision for the future of the profession and presents a way to get there. The recommendations focused on differentiating pathways, preparation, and compensation. These recommendations make up key components of the structure of the profession and establish a common language and expectations for our profession.

    So, please join me and provide your input into the future of our profession.

    Read the draft. Review the executive summary and check out the other resources. There are also multiple resources in Spanish.

    Then, complete the survey to share your thoughts with the Task Force. They are looking for as many voices as possible to inform their recommendations.

    I'm also curious to know what you think. After reviewing the draft, do you support the audacious vision proposed by the Task Force? Do you agree with the recommendations on differentiating pathways, preparation, and compensation?

    Thank you!

    Mary Airy
    Power to the Profession Facilitator
    Iowa AEYC
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa