Foundation To Thrive Webinar Series
United 4 Children and the Clark-Fox Policy Institute invite you to learn more about the early childhood education landscape and the impact of quality childcare. Throughout our 2022 Foundation to Thrive Webinar Series, we will discuss the barriers to every child having the foundation to thrive, and how early childhood education plays a key role in building a promising future for our communities. Each webinar will take place via Zoom, from 11 a.m. to noon on a Thursday.
Take a look at our upcoming webinars:
Feb. 17, 2022: What does quality childcare have to do with me? How Quality Childcare's Value Reaches Beyond a Family's Household
During tax season, families are crunching the numbers on what childcare has cost this past year. We’ll discuss how the value of that investment reaches beyond their household.
View the recording from this webinar below:
April 28, 2022: Are you a business leader? Here's why you should care about ECE.
We will highlight the barriers families face in finding and maintaining quality childcare placements. We’ll discuss possible solutions. Hint: businesses can do a lot to support parents on their team — directly or indirectly.
June 23, 2022: Not a Parent? Here's Why You Should Still Care About Early Childhood Education
We will focus on how having accessible, quality childcare impacts an entire community. More than parents and children are affected by childcare — there is a ripple effect on the community. With that in mind, the entire community should be invested in ensuring children have the foundation to thrive. In short, we’ll answer: if you don’t have a child, why should you care about childcare in your community?
Aug. 25, 2022: Building the Preschool to Promise Pipeline
We will discuss on how quality early learning experiences can positively impact a child’s future.
Oct. 20, 2022: Why does it Take a Village to Raise a Child?
We will discuss barriers for families needing consistent, quality childcare in Missouri – in the context of why families cannot do it all on their own. It truly takes a village. We will include discussion around the unique challenges of working parents.
Dec. 15, 2022: What a year!? ECE 2022 Year in Review
With the end of the year approaching, we will take a look at where ECE is today, ECE’s biggest moments of 2022 (including how ECE has impacted working parents), and celebrations.