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Apr
28
Wed
Advocacy 101 for Early Childhood Education Professionals
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join Save the Children Action Network and the Alliance for Kids for this interactive, virtual training. Help to make El Paso County a strong early learning community! 

Learn to advocate for kids and for early learning!

Wednesday, April 28, 2021, from 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

During this one-hour training you will:

  • Hear from lawmakers about how important your experiences and voices are as ECE professionals.
  • Build your story and develop a foundational advocacy skill—“the elevator pitch”—to use in outreach to lawmakers.
  • Learn how to contact your state lawmakers to advocate for support of the ECE sector and for the kids you work with.
  • Earn one clock hour in Professional Development and Leadership (Advocacy)

While this is primarily for ECE professionals in El Paso County, ECE professionals from around Colorado are welcome!

Join us to continue making change for kids. 

Register TODAY!

May
12
Wed
Introducción a la abogacía para profesionales de la educación temprana.
May 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Únase a Save the Children Action Network (SCAN) y Alliance for Kids en esta capacitación virtual e interactiva. ¡Ayude a hacer del condado de El Paso una sólida comunidad de aprendizaje temprano!

¡Aprenda a abogar por los niños y por el aprendizaje temprano!

Miércoles 12 de mayo de 2021 de 12:00 p.m. a 1:00 p.m.

Durante esta capacitación de una hora:

  • Escuchará a un legislador sobre la importancia de sus experiencias y voces como profesionales de ECE.
  • Construirá su historia y desarrollará una habilidad de abogacía fundamental – “el discurso del ascensor” – para usar en el acercamiento a los legisladores.
  • Aprenderá a comunicarse con los legisladores estatales para abogar por el apoyo del sector de la educación temprana y de los niños con los que trabaja.
  • Obtendrá una hora de reloj en desarrollo profesional y liderazgo (abogacía).

Si bien esto es principalmente para profesionales de la educación temprana en el condado de El Paso, los profesionales de la educación temprana de todo Colorado son bienvenidos.

Únase a nosotros para seguir haciendo cambios para los niños.

¡Regístrese hoy!

Jul
15
Thu
AFK Community Network Meeting
Jul 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Are you looking for the one place to connect with local partners engaged in the early childhood conversation? Attend an Alliance for Kids Community Network meeting – you will connect and network with community partners and learn about local opportunities as well as statewide efforts in the field of early childhood.
April 2021: Providing Group Health Insurance Coverage
July 2021: Universal Preschool

After the meeting, your role will be to take action by building on the connections you’ve made and sharing the knowledge you’ve gained to further the vision of AFK to “make El Paso County the best place to raise a child.”

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