Early Childhood Administrators Network (ECAN)
Purpose of the ECAN Collaborative Project
To create an organizational and networking structure to support the delivery of early childhood programs and services of ISDs and RESAs that align with the goals of the MAISA Early Childhood Committee.
Be a proactive network that promotes collaboration and efficiencies on projects, relevant topics and policy recommendations regarding early childhood education
- Provide leadership in early childhood education among Michigan’s ISDs/RESAs
- Provide a platform for collaboration and networking among Early Childhood leaders in Michigan
- Improve child and family outcomes
- Support the goals of the MAISA early childhood committee
ECAN will work collaboratively with stakeholders groups to collect and examine early childhood data to improve educational systems.
ECAN will work collaboratively with stakeholder groups to support early literacy and early math efforts as well as efforts to support the whole child.
ECAN will work collaboratively with stakeholder groups to support professional learning in early childhood.
ECAN will work collaboratively with stakeholder groups to advocate for evidence based practices, policies, funding and stabilization of early childhood systems.