How Can I Participate?

The most important thing to know is that this is your profession, and there is a place for you here. Sign up to receive updates that include opportunities to be a part of the conversation. 

Watch & Talk

Host a virtual gathering with friends and colleagues to watch a video summary  of the Unifying Framework for the Early Childhood Education Profession featuring all 15 Power to the Profession Task Force organizations, review the recommendations, and make a plan for action! 

Involve others

Join us as we build a future early childhood education profession where children birth through age 8 are well-served by an effective, diverse and fairly compensated workforce of professionals.

Use social media to share the Unifying Framework with others! Copy and paste these sample posts to spread the word:

  • The challenges of the #COVID19 crisis show how much #earlychildhood educators need a unified profession so we can stand together across states and settings! The Unifying Framework offers a path to get there. Learn more at 
  • Investing in the #earlychildhood education profession is essential to ensuring quality, affordable, and accessible #childcare that is critical for our nation’s economic recovery. Visit  to learn more!
  • It’s time to invest in the education and compensation of essential #earlychildhood educators. That’s why I’m in for the Unifying Framework. RT if you agree & check out  to watch, talk, and learn more.

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Voices from the Field

“When you advocate, you have to have a plan and must obtain the research to support your funding request. The framework gives us the plan that we can all get behind.”

Maria Victoria Calderon

Director, Children’s Learning Center

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