View and share these resources to build the case for public investment and reform that supports early educators, and learn about the history of teacher activism.
Early Educator Engagement and Empowerment (E4) Toolkit
Our new Early Educator Engagement and Empowerment (E4) Toolkit aims to support early educators in their advocacy, power building, and stakeholder engagement. It features the latest facts and policy solutions about the ECE workforce that educators can use to build arguments for change, from the local to the national level.
Resources for Teacher Activism
Learn more about the history of teacher activism and tips for influencing today’s debates and policy.
Why do parents pay so much for child care when early educators earn so little?
This infographic answers how it is that parents pay so much when educators earn so little.
As an advocate who works with children or an advocate who understands the importance of this crucial and complex work, you can use the messages and findings from the Early Childhood Workforce Index to drive change and ensure that educators are front and center in the transformation.
Child care workers earn a national average of $11.65 an hour
Early educators are experiencing poverty at double the rate of all other workers, and about eight times more than their K-12 peers.
Even when early educators hold a bachelor’s degree, there is a pay penalty for working with children from birth to age five.