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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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Blog
September 17, 2019

Announcing Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education

This statement breaks new ground for the field and for NAEYC, affirming that all children have the right to equitable learning opportunities and that all early childhood educators have a professional obligation to advance equity.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary, Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

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

NAEYC Member Spotlight: Tessie Ragan

Tessie Ragan comes from a long line of educators. Her mother was a military family child care provider, and her grandmother taught public elementary school in Queens, New York.
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

NAEYC Is Committed to Increasing Equity

Creating equitable learning opportunities for all young children is at the core of NAEYC’s mission.
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August 6, 2019

Gone Fishing

I think about being a parent and a teacher and observing children. Even experts can forget that there is a time to model and guide, and also a time to give space for the kind of learning that happens with uninterrupted play and exploration.

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Authored by: Julia Luckenbill
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Group of interest forum facilitators gathered at the Equity Summit Summer 2018

Interest Forum Guidelines: Webinar and Feedback Process

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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NAEYC Explores Family Engagement in Families & Educators Together

NAEYC’s newest book, Families and Educators Together: Building Great Relationships that Support Young Children, illustrates ways educators can engage families in early childhood communities so that together, families + educators = thriving children.
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Young Children
July 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

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

From Our President. Change: We Can Make It Happen

I am always encouraging other people to advocate, and now I needed to follow my own advice—I was the one who had to take action.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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