There is a role for you in our work, and we want you to participate in any way that feels comfortable to you. We want to hear your voice and listen to your ideas. There are no dues or fees required, and your participation is completely voluntary. Because we know that some people dive in head first and others like to get their feet wet more slowly, here are some suggestions to consider.
Getting Your Feet Wet:
Sign up for our digital newsletter. This is a great way to get to know us from a distance, as well as get ideas for activities and snacks for kids. We don’t share our member list – your email address will be confidential. See our Communications Policy for more information.
Sign up to be on our list-serve and receive emails about MECC activities.
Attend a MECC-sponsored Family Night (look for flyers in your inbox and be sure to RSVP). Family Nights are fun and highly rated by participants! For news and testimonials about previous Family Nights, click here.
Perhaps you’ve already attended our Annual Early Childhood Celebration and Fair – if not, look for the posters next spring and drop by to have fun and meet some of our members.
Email our Coordinator with your ideas, opinions, and questions. Let us know what you think, and give us suggestions about our local early childhood services and system. She will share your ideas anonymously.
Attend one of our Professional Development Trainings. Although these are directed at early childhood teachers and professionals, parents and other community members have found them helpful as well. Contact our Professional Development Coordinator for more information and to receive flyers about training events.
Attend a monthly MECC meeting. Be sure and email our Coordinator and let her know you are coming.
Join a MECC Committee – you can do this at a monthly meeting.
Become an advocate for children by:
Contacting your local, state, and national representatives to give your opinion on children’s issues;
Joining a professional or advocacy organization such as: