Access ECE


Wisconsin Affiliate – WI ACCESS

ACCESS Wisconsin

Our Mission

Our purpose is supporting and advocating for associate degree programs that provide professional development to those who teach and care for young children from birth through age 8 across a variety of settings – public elementary schools, Head Start programs, child care centers and homes, and other community early childhood programs.


Members join through the online application on the national ACCESS website.


  • Annual meeting in conjunction with the WTCS state-called meeting each fall
  • Workshop/sharing session at the WECA state conference

Affiliate Officers

Joan Hader, President
Waukesha County Technical College–Waukesha    email:

Joan Klinkner, Past President
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College–Green Bay     email:

Yvette Ardis, Secretary
Milwaukee Area Technical College – Milwaukee    email:

Mary Beth Boettcher, Treasurer
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College – Green Bay   email:

Contact Information

For more information about the Wisconsin State Affiliate of ACCESS, please contact:


Office: 920-498-7196

State Links

WECA State Conference