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Future of Work Starts with Caring for the Future

As parents and caregivers confront the COVID-19 challenge of working amidst disruption of traditional child care, it is clear that early childhood education is at the core of our economic recovery. Despite increased need for child care options, enrollment has declined as families hesitate to send children to large centers and/or prefer to stay closer to home. This session will explore how stakeholders are rethinking child care models in light of COVID-19, and implications for the future.

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  1. Understand the implications for the workforce if caregivers, particularly mothers, are forced out of the workforce.
  2. Discuss how employers’ are providing more flexible childcare options for their employees.
  3. Hear how states are supporting the launch of new, high quality providers to meet community demand.



Anna Hutchinson, Associate, Whiteboard Advisors

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