The Council Alumni Network (CAN) Community is a place to provide identity, shared experiences, and continued professional development to the ECE field. CAN is comprised of a diverse community of ECE stakeholders that spans across the U.S. and abroad. Our mission is to provide recognition, resources, and opportunities to Council program participants and stakeholders through the cultivation of shared best practices, insights, and access to special interest networks. Whether you’re a current or former CDA, a PDS, Gold Standard representative, sponsor, partner, or strong ECE advocate, we invite you to be a part of this valuable community.
Take advantage of opportunities to provide resources and advice for early educators seeking career development through mentorship.
Engage in powerful conversations about the profession
Share proved research and case studies
Increase your visibility and impact as a leader by serving as a CAN Regional Ambassador, ECE Influencer, Friend, or Sponsor.
Submit an article about you or your organization’s latest projects
Be a key contact for other participants in your region
Build strong alliances to share and discuss strategies to promote more innovation, recognition, improvements, and stability within our workforce.
Participate in quarterly regional meetings
Identify, recruit, and engage other CAN participants
Attend and/or host face-to-face and virtual events