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Young Children
September 1, 2021

Leading Through Inquiry (Voices)

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.

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Authored by: Megina Baker Stephanie Cox Suárez Brenda Acero Peggy Martalock Denise Nelson Jenny Hanseul Park Annalisa Hawkinson Ritchie Natacha Shillingford
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Teaching Young Children
July 1, 2021

Building Reciprocal Relationships with Communities

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.

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Authored by: Ludmila Battista
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The cover for the publication, Teaching Young Children, Summer 2021.
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Teaching Young Children
Vol. 14, No. 4
July 1, 2021

Summer 2021

Empowering Educators & Programs: A Blueprint for Excellence
Teaching Young Children is NAEYC's magazine for anyone who works with preschoolers. Colorful, informative, and easy-to-read, TYC is packed full of teaching ideas, strategies, and tips.
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

When in Doubt, Reach Out: Teaming Strategies for Inclusive Early Childhood Settings

In this article, we will weave strategies for fostering collaboration in inclusive early childhood settings by focusing on a child with delays in the social-emotional and communication domains.

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Authored by: Christine M. Spence Deserai Miller Catherine Corr Rosa Milagros Santos Brandie Bentley
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Young Children
November 18, 2020

From Our President. Relationships Matter: Embracing Children of Promise

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.

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Authored by: Ann McClain Terrell
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Young Children
May 1, 2020

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

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.
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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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2019 Affiliate Advisory Council Members
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

Help Lead NAEYC!

We need you—your experience and expertise as a NAEYC member and leader in the early childhood field—in our organization. We invite you to come to the table and make your voice heard!
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Blog
May 10, 2019

Early Childhood Educators, Together We’ve Got Your Back!

Here are just a few of the many ways that NAEYC and the Affiliate network are working for you out in the world, while you work for the children and families in your communities.

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Authored by: Lucy Recio Gwen Simmons
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

NAEYC Governing Board, Young Children Consulting Editors, Voices of Practitioners Editorial Board (November 2018)
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

De nuestra presidenta. De viaje al liderazgo y el empoderamiento

Dos de las preguntas que casi siempre se hacen son: “¿Cómo ha ido desde maestra de preescolar a directora y de allí a cabildera?” y “¿Cómo empezó a participar en la política y la abogacía?”

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

From Our President. On the Journey to Leadership and Empowerment

Two of the questions that almost always come up are, “How did you go from being a preschool teacher to a director to a lobbyist?” and “How did you get involved in policy and advocacy?”

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Barbara Taylor Bowman
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April 26, 2019

Barbara Taylor Bowman: Mentor Extraordinaire

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.

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Authored by: Carol Brunson Day
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Blog
March 29, 2019

Leading With Equity: Early Childhood Educators Make it Personal

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!

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary Rhian Evans Allvin
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Uhriel Bedoya

Uhriel Bedoya is the 2019 Governing Board At-Large–Appointed.
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Carolyn Pope Edwards in China
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

Powerful Practices: The Influence of Early Childhood Leader Carolyn Pope Edwards

An outstanding scholar, researcher, and educator, Carolyn Edwards was one of the most influential leaders of her generation in the early childhood field.

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Authored by: Carol E. Copple Debbie LeeKeenan Julie Jones-Branch Jenny Leeper Miller Lella Gandini Wen Zhao Lixin Ren John Nimmo Mary Ellin Logue Nancy Carlsson-Paige Ruth M. Heaton Marilou Hyson
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