Registration is Now Open for Think Babies Advocacy Academies

The North Carolina Early Education Coalition is hosting three free trainings in North Carolina for early childhood advocates to learn how to work with policymakers on issues that support infants, toddlers, their educators, and their families. These one-day trainings will offer attendees an opportunity to:

  • Learn about the issues facing NC’s youngest children
  • Explore how federal and state policy is made and how to work with policymakers
  • Practice crafting effective messages in order to tell your personal story
  • Connect with other early childhood advocates and work together to make an impact 

Register online for one of the following dates.

September 20, 2018 – Greensboro, NC 
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Guilford Tech Community College, Jamestown Campus
601 E. Main Street, Jamestown, NC 27282
Registration deadline: September 11, 2018

October 20, 2018 – Greenville, NC 
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
ECU Health Sciences Campus, Student Center
1868 Health Sciences Drive, Greenville, NC 27834
Registration deadline: October 11, 2018

October 27, 2018 – Asheville, NC 
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Buncombe Partnership for Children
2229 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28801
Registration deadline: October 18, 2018

All trainings are free, and participants will receive lunch, a Think Babies t-shirt, and an advocacy toolkit.

These trainings are open to anyone interested in learning more about why all infants and toddlers in North Carolina need healthy beginnings, supported families, and high-quality early care and learning. 

Register online.