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Advocacy for Early Childhood Education

Updated December 12, 2023

Audrey Rider

SDSU Extension Early Childhood Field Specialist

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There is a shortage of rural daycare providers throughout South Dakota. SDSU Extension provides resources, partnerships, and research on advocating for early childhood workforce development and striving to help providers and communities with childcare. 

SDSU Extension has partnered with Early Learner SD to help communities navigate the process of strategic planning and conducting the needed assessments. See the resources below or contact Audrey Rider if you are interested in pursuing this exciting and rewarding business opportunity.

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