Guiding Stakeholder Engagement
A Foundation for Success
Thank you for your continued interest in our strategic, collaborative effort to increase state priority for early childhood education. By working together, we can amplify this vital message to ensure that it’s heard by all those who work with, support and care about kids. The FY 20-21 budget process is in full swing as Governor Mike DeWine works with his Administration to develop the Executive Budget Proposal. We are eager to work with you to help support his ambitious new agenda.
Please use the resources included here to help amplify our message to policymakers and community leaders across the state.
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Join the Groundwork effort to amplify the voices of business and community leaders, teachers, providers, pediatric and mental healthcare professionals and child advocates. Stay engaged with timely updates by signing up for our “e-news.”
Share your support for investing in Ohio’s early childhood education programs with business associates and on your social media accounts. Be sure to tag @GovMikeDeWine and @GroundworkOhio! Check out sample posts/tweets.
Write a letter to Governor Mike DeWine thanking him for his thoughtful agenda and stressing the importance of making strategic investments in quality early childhood education. Check out a sample letter here.
Early childhood education is powerful prevention policy for the state which pays huge dividends for taxpayers. We can invest now in proven strategies or pay more later. Learn more about investing in quality #earlyed: http://ow.ly/AM6930mTtm2 @GovMikeDeWine @GroundworkOhio
Providing high-quality #earlyed for Ohio’s youngest and most at-risk children yields the greatest return on public investment—upwards of 13%. The earlier we invest, the higher the return and the better we can leverage dollars spent later. @GovMikeDeWine @GroundworkOhio
Thank you @GovMikeDeWine for making a strong commitment to investing in quality #earlyed for Ohio kids! Interested in learning more about Governor DeWine's plans for our youngest learners? Check it out: http://ow.ly/d4Mu30mTuhw @GroundworkOhio #LaytheGroundwork
Despite extensive research on the value of investing in kids’ early education and development, Ohio is not investing enough in programs targeted at our youngest, most at-risk learners. I look forward to working with @GovMikeDeWine as he works to create opportunity for all kids!