Committee for Economic Development

The Committee for Economic Development (CED) of The Conference Board is a national, nonprofit, non- partisan, public policy organization led by a network of business leaders. They conduct research on major economic and social issues to actively inform and engage the business community and achieves policy reform in the nation’s interest.

Early childhood education has been a priority issue at CED for more than 40 years.

Alliance Funded Support for State Advocacy

CED is creating and organizing resources to help states develop and implement tax credit strategies to improve access to and quality of early care and education (ECE), including a toolkit on ECE workforce tax credits.

In addition, CED is providing technical assistance to Alliance for Early Access allies to elevate business-oriented messaging and strategies through convenings and speakers, policy briefs, fact sheets, infographics, talking points, podcasts, and social media.