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I’m not sure if the benefits of early childhood education are well understood by the business community.  But when it is understood, it’s a call to action.”

–Dana F. Connors, President, Maine Chamber of Commerce.

Recruiting Business Leaders in Bangor, ME

ReadyNation/America’s Edge business leader members work to strengthen businesses and the economy through proven investments in children and youth.  We take a critical look at the knowledge, skills and abilities businesses need their employees to have, including the ability to communicate, collaborate, and think critically. We educate policy-makers and the public about high-quality investments that protect America’s competitive edge in a global market place, build a foundation for lasting economic security, and help our nation’s children get on the right track.

ReadyNation/America’s Edge members are business leaders from across the country. The membership of ReadyNation/America’s Edge includes senior decision-makers from the business community such as: business owners and principals, CEOs, presidents, COOs, CFOs, vice presidents and other key members of senior management.


Join us to make a difference for your business, your community and for children.


ReadyNation/America’s Edge asks for no membership dues , members’ time commitment is minimal, and approval is obtained before ever using a member’s name, title or company.  If you are a business leader who would like to be a part of ReadyNation/America’s Edge, please complete the online membership application form by clicking here. If you would rather complete the membership form on paper, please click here to download a pdf of our membership form, and fax the signed and completed form to: 1-866-638-7048, or e-mail to

If you are not a businessperson, we would be glad to add you as an ally and send you our materials.  Please click here.