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Early Childhood Educators' Day recognises and celebrates the work of Australia's educators at early learning services for their wonderful contribution to the well-being and healthy development of the young children under their care.

It is a chance to say thank you to Australia’s early childhood educators on a very personal level by service operators, families and their children, as well as collectively at a national level.

This year, Early Childhood Educators' Day will take place on Wednesday, 1 September 2021.

And who better to help us decide on a 2021 slogan for Early Childhood Educators day than you!

The planning process for merchandise has commenced, and we want your help.

To make sure we are recognising the sector’s educators, we’d love to hear your suggestions on:

  • Some possible new merchandise items
  • A new phrase/slogan you would like to see on this year's T-shirts and other items from our Apparel Sponsor Cargo Crew.

As always, this year we will produce a T-shirt and magnet featuring the well-loved phrase "Proud to be an early childhood educator". However, we are seeking a new additional phrase to keep things fresh & make sure the new items reflect how everyone in the early learning sector is feeling this year.

 Previously used phrases to help get the creative ideas flowing include:

- Essential & I know it!

- Every day hero

- Keep calm & leave it to the early childhood educator

- I'm part of your village

We'd be grateful if you could give this some thought, perhaps discuss it with your team and then share with us your thoughts via our 2-minute survey here.

We are also giving away a $250 voucher from Cargo Crew to one of the lucky participants!

Please feel free to distribute this survey with your fellow educators - they may each have some wonderful ideas to contribute.

The survey will close at 11.59 pm on Sunday, 21 February 2021.

Get creative ACA NSW Members!