The 5th Annual Arizona Early Childhood Public Policy Forum

Advancing Equity for the Child Care Workforce

Sharpen your advocacy skills and help advance an equitable, well-supported, well-compensated early care and education (ECE) workforce. Participants will learn from policy leaders and community experts, explore local/state resources, and refine their messaging to be an informed and effective advocate for children, families, and the ECE profession.

Saturday, February 11, 2023
9-11 a.m.
Virtual on Zoom 


Registration opens 1/11 and closes 2/10.

Did you register for the 2023 Arizona Early Childhood Day at the Capitol on February 16? If so, it is highly encouraged you attend the Forum on February 11 to prepare beforehand and receive an overview of the in-person logistics for the Day at the Capitol. For more information:

This professional development event was funded by a grant from Voices for Healthy Kids, an initiative of the American Heart Association with support from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

This event is a collaboration between Arizona Association for the Education of Young ChildrenArizona Early Childhood Education AssociationArizona Head Start AssociationChildren’s Action AllianceChild Care Resource & Referral – ArizonaSouthern Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children, and Arizona Early Childhood Alliance.

2/11 Agenda

Professional Development Certificate

A certificate of professional development for 2.0 hours is available after completing a brief post-session survey. A link to the PDF copy of the certificate is on the survey completion page. If you’d also like to be marked as “Attended” in the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry, include your Registry ID number in your survey response. We will mark participants as “Attended” within 10 business days of completing the survey.

Complete the Survey

Resources and Handouts

To learn more about advocacy and to get involved in your community, we encourage you to check out these resources and handouts.