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February 26, 2020

From Teacher to Equity Activist

In this excerpt from Each and Every Child, Megan Madison reflects on her own journey towards activism and offers ideas for other early childhood professionals on how they can become equity and social justice advocates fighting for all young children.

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Authored by: Megan Pamela Ruth Madison
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Information for Presenters

Proposal status notifications for the 2020 Professional Learning Institute will be sent out via email in April.
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Young Children
March 1, 2020

Our Proud Heritage. NAEYC's First President: Patty Smith Hill

Patty Smith Hill was instrumental in the formation of early childhood educational practice in the United States. Many of her ideals still constitute the foundation for educating and socializing young children.

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Authored by: Betty Liebovich
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Michelle Kang

Michelle Kang is the Chief Executive Officer at NAEYC.
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February 5, 2020

Our Child Care Crisis is the Result of Underinvestment, not Overregulation

New research finds no correlation between state regulations and child care supply. Rather than rolling back necessary regulations, increasing public investment in child care is the key to building quality child care supply and improving affordability.

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Authored by: NAEYC Center for American Progress
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Afiliación a NAEYC

La Asociación Nacional para la Educación Infantil (NAEYC) es una organización de afiliación de profesionales comprometida a transformar las vidas de los niños pequeños y a cumplir la promesa de brindar una educación inicial de calidad para todos los niños
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¡Celebre el multilingüismo de su hijo!

Como padre o madre de un niño o niña que está aprendiendo dos o más idiomas, usted puede sustentar la habilidad y el interés de usar todos los idiomas que escuche su hijo al entusiasmarse y divertirse con el multilingüismo. 
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I'm Not Ready to Tidy Up

So what is a parent to do when they have a room full of playthings and a child who is not interested in picking any of it up? Here are five tips I’ve gathered from my career as an early childhood educator and my experience as a mom
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

NAEYC Governing Board, Young Children Consulting Editors, and Voices of Practitioners Editorial Advisory Board (November 2019)
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

NAEYC Member Spotlight: Jared Hennen

Providing support to others has been the heart of Jared’s career, as a teacher and as a professional development provider.
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

De nuestra presidenta. Seamos nuestros propios mejores defensores

Únase a nosotros—como los defensores que son y tienen que ser—para insistir en que nuestro país cumpla la promesa de una educación infantil de alta calidad para nuestros niños, familias y comunidades.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

From Our President. Becoming Our Own Best Advocates

Join us—as the advocates you are and must be—to insist that our country deliver on the promise of high-quality early childhood education for our children, families, and communities.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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October 3, 2019

Advancing Equity: The Story of a Position Statement

In 2017, after a review of NAEYC’s current position statements, the Governing Board charged the Early Learning Systems Committee with revising both the DAP and Teacher Preparation position statements. This pointed to the need for Advancing Equity.

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Authored by: Elisa Huss-Hage
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2019

书包金点子™ 在一起洗衣服时提高孩子语言能力的有趣方法 Message in a Backpack™ Fun Ways to Build Your Child’s Literacy Skills While Doing Laundry Together

将洗衣时间变成学习时间!无论您是在家还是在自助洗衣店洗衣服,都有很多事情可以与您的孩子讨论。这些丰富的对话有助于建立您孩子的语言和读写能力。

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Authored by: Donna C. Celano Susan B. Neuman
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