Early Childhood Career Fair Scheduled for September 27th at John A Logan College


September 1, 2023

Empowering Changemakers for Children: A Career Fair for Early Childhood Enthusiasts

Event Details:

[Carterville, September 1, 2023] – Are you someone with a passion for children’s growth and development? Have you been on a career break, raising children, and now seeking an opportunity to make a meaningful difference? Look no further! We are excited to announce the upcoming “Empowering Changemakers for Children” Career Expo, dedicated to connecting individuals who love children and are eager to embark on a fulfilling journey in the field of early childhood education.

  • Date: September 27, 2023
  • Time: 6:00pm- 8:30 pm
  • Location: John A Logan College
  • Admission: Free and open to all interested individuals, Registration desired. Call 1-800-547-5563 or email

About the Career Fair: The “Empowering Changemakers for Children” Career Expo is a unique and welcoming platform designed to bridge the gap between passionate individuals seeking to enter or re-enter the workforce in the field of early childhood education and esteemed institutions actively seeking dedicated professionals to join their teams. This event is a celebration of the invaluable role that caregivers, parents, and individuals passionate about children’s well-being can play in shaping the future generation.

Who Should Attend:

  • Those looking to transition into a career in early childhood education from various backgrounds.
  • Parents or caregivers who wish to convert their experience into a fulfilling profession.
  • Individuals with a deep love for children and a desire to make a positive impact on their lives.

Why Attend:

  • Explore career opportunities in a nurturing and educational environment.
  • Engage with representatives from leading institutions and organizations in the early childhood education sector.
  • Attend informational sessions to learn about career paths, required qualifications, and growth prospects.
  • Connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for children’s well-being.
  • Gain insights into the latest trends and innovations in early childhood education.


  • Informative panel discussion featuring industry experts sharing insights on career transitions, skill-building, and the importance of early childhood education.
  • Information about scholarships and financial support
  • Networking opportunities with representatives from renowned early childhood education institutions.
  • .Snacks, vendors and giveaways

Registration: Registration for the “Empowering Changemakers for Children” Career Expo is now open. Interested individuals can sign up by calling 1-800-547-5563 or emailing

According to Ashleigh Couty one of the organizers of the event, “We believe that everyone has the potential to be a positive influence on a child’s life. Our career fair aims to empower individuals who are passionate about early childhood education and offer them a pathway to turn their love for children into a rewarding profession.”

Contact: For media inquiries, event information, or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ashleigh Couty or Kathleen Riggs at Child Care Resource and Referral at John A Logan College at 1-800-548-5563.

About Us: The “Empowering Changemakers for Children” Career Expo is organized by the Workforce Action Team of the Southern Illinois Coalition for Children and Families with support from Birth to Five Illinois. The Workforce Action Team is a group of dedicated professionals who are committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children by connecting passionate individuals with career opportunities in early childhood education. Our goal is to foster a nurturing and inclusive environment where individuals can explore, learn, and grow in their pursuit of a fulfilling career dedicated to shaping the future generation



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