February 10, 2022 Advocacy 201: Crafting and Sharing Your Story Effective messaging helps advocates communicate key points to their audience that can potentially influence their level of support. This workshop is for ECE professionals who have taken our Advocacy 101 or any other foundational advocacy training and would like to take the next step in preparing to speak with elected officials. We will review early childhood research and effective messaging such as brain science, return on investment, impact on workforce and business community, and high-quality teaching. Attendees will leave the workshop with talking points for meeting with elected officials to advocate for early childhood. This session will be virtual via Zoom. Register online to obtain the Zoom link. Objectives Apply ECE experience, child development knowledge, and storytelling to develop advocacy messaging and talking points. Demonstrate strategies for engaging with elected officials and communicating advocacy priorities for early learning. This course is available for 1.5 hours of PQAS credit (K6.10 C2). Learn More Learn more about the Early Learning Pennsylvania campaigns and sign up for public policy alerts on the training together website.