Attainment Early Childhood NC Child Perspective

Early educators deserve worth wages

About the author

Michele Rivest is the Policy Director of the NC Early Education Coalition, a statewide advocacy organization dedicated to advancing quality early care and education in North Carolina. Michele leads the Coalition’s state policy and advocacy efforts for young children and their families and coordinates the Think Babies™ NC initiative. Michele has extensive experience in early childhood policy at the national, state and local levels, and an education background in early childhood education and public policy.