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The COVID-19 Impact on Your Membership

Please see updates on how NAEYC is approaching membership (extension of benefits, updating your profile, and auto-renewals) in response to to COVID-19.
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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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May 2020 NAEYC Member Spotlight Ali Porteous
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Young Children
May 1, 2020

NAEYC Member Spotlight: Ali Porteous

For Ali Porteous, the foundation for successful early learning is the relationship between an early childhood educator and a child.
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NAEYC CEO Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
May 1, 2020

Formar conexiones: Los resultados iniciales son prometedores

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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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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NAEYC CEO Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
May 1, 2020

Making Connections: Early Returns Are Promising

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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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
May 1, 2020

De nuestra presidenta: Somos nosotros a quienes estamos esperando

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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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
May 1, 2020

From Our President: We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For

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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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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March 12, 2020

NAEYC COVID-19 Statement

As always, the health and safety of the NAEYC family—members, staff, partners and volunteers—is our top priority.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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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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Melissa Fine
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Young Children
March 1, 2020

NAEYC Member Spotlight: Melissa Fine

To Melissa Fine, early childhood education is about children exploring and being engaged in playful learning experiences that build their academic, social, and emotional skills and knowledge.
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Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
March 1, 2020

Formar conexiones: El preescolar en línea no existe

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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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
March 1, 2020

De nuestra presidenta: ¿Adónde te llevará tu pasión por la educación infantil?

Mientras se acerca el final de mi término como presidenta del Comité Gobernante de NAEYC —un puesto que ni podía imaginarme cuando comencé mi carrera como maestra preescolar— se me ocurren muchos pensamientos sobre cómo era yo hace años y lo que podría ha

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
March 1, 2020

From Our President: Where Will Your Passion for Early Education Take You?

As I near the end of my time as NAEYC Governing Board president—a job I could not have imagined doing when I was starting out as a preschool teacher—I can’t help thinking about my own younger self and what she might need to hear.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Michelle Kang

Michelle Kang is the Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer at NAEYC.
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