A group of coaches, teacher educators, and program directors in Massachusetts spends a school year investigating the ways a cross-context inquiry group can support early childhood leaders in their work with early childhood educators.
Megina Baker Stephanie Cox Suárez Brenda Acero Peggy Martalock Denise Nelson Jenny Hanseul Park Annalisa Hawkinson Ritchie Natacha Shillingford
Building relationships with the community has multiple benefits: Your organization or school builds name recognition and a positive reputation; you are informed of local events and community resources; and your organization’s credibility is enhanced.
During the early childhood years, children start to develop their self-identity, a sense of who they are based on their roles and relationships in their family, early care settings or school and their community.
Durante los años de la primera infancia, los niños empiezan a desarrollar su identidad, una percepción de quiénes son según sus roles y relaciones dentro de la familia, el programa de cuidado infantil o la escuela y su comunidad.
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
One of the most influential early childhood mentors of the last 50 years has been Barbara Taylor Bowman. She is recognized as a mentor and role model to countless early childhood professionals who carry on the lessons learned from her expertise.
We are excited to share a summary of the event held in July 2018, “Leading and Working Toward Equity: Leadership Summit”, which includes attendee reflections and actions from after the event. Read the report and learn more about our Equity initiative!