Adam Manicom & Ron Blatz - Men in Early Childhood Education (MECE)

Announcing the “KNIGHTS OF THE KIDS’ TABLE” Men in Early Childhood Education conference in Winnipeg, Canada.

It is with great excitement we are announcing what we believe to be the 1st Can Am  (Canadian/American) conference on Men in Early Childhood Education (MECE). On May 24, 2018 we will be gathering ECE’s of both genders to discuss the current state of our workforce, hearing from international experts on initiatives in other countries and strategizing on what we can do to realize a more gender balance ECE workforce in our countries. Come hear Frances Carlson (Author and friend of the MECE movement), Bryan Nelson (founder of and Jerry Parr from the USA along with Russell Ballantyne from New Zealand (president of

We are absolutely thrilled to be partnering with the Manitoba Child Care Association (MCCA) for this event.  We will be to piggy back this event with our annual MCCA conference in Winnipeg, Canada.  We are hoping that all delegates will register to join us for the Thursday and stay on to take in the last two days of Canada’s largest provincial ECE Conference on the Friday and Saturday of that week, all of which will take place in the same conference hotel.

Details and registration for these events are not yet available.  As soon as the registration goes live we will let you know.  For now, please plan to attend and drop Ron ( or Adam ( an e-mail with any feedback, questions, or encouragement. J

Please help us get the word out about this event by forwarding this e-mail to others and/or posting the save the date poster in your workplace.

“Expect Male Invovlement – Gender Balance is Good for Young Children”

Adam Manicom & Ron Blatz
Men in Early Childhood Education (MECE)
Winnipeg, Canada