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What does EPEC do?
- EPEC is an advocacy group that works to improve the professional development and education system for early childhood educators. EPEC has written several papers and provides testimony at statewide meetings.
- EPEC is a learning community that brings together ECE stakeholders to discuss professional development and education issues and share resources related to the ECE workforce.
- EPEC provides support to ECE workforce initiatives such as: CARES Plus, the Curriculum Alignment Project (CAP) and Workforce Registry Pilot Project.
What groups participate in EPEC?
EPEC meetings are open to the public. The following are some examples of groups/organizations that participate on a regular basis:
Colleges & Universities
The Early Childhood Professional Development and Education Collaborative (EPEC), is a group of educators and staff from state universities, community colleges, First 5 Commissions, resource and referral agencies, and other community agencies that has been meeting since June, 2006. Our goal is to realize a professional development and education system that will create and retain a well prepared, appropriately compensated workforce in all licensed early education programs in California.
To contact EPEC please send an email to: email@example.com