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September 1, 2018

Formar conexiones. La obligación profesional de valorar a familias

Los educadores de la primera infancia pueden cumplir estas responsabilidades profesionales solamente recurriendo al conocimiento y la pericia que tienen las familias acerca de sus niños individuales.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

Message from Rhian

We know our members are our strongest advocates, and we are here to help you make your voice heard. NAEYC has several ways for you to get involved.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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December 19, 2017

Tomayto, Tomahto: What’s in a [Degree] Name?

There are a multitude of reasons for such diversity in the names and focus of the various early childhood degree programs. Here are some of the drivers that influence degree names.

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Authored by: Mary Harrill
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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2017

Ask TYC: December/January 2018

I heard my colleagues talking about Power to the Profession. What is it, and how can I get involved?

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Authored by: ​Mary Jamsek
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November 17, 2017

The Power of an Invitation

That simple invitation was one step toward ensuring that there is a next generation in our profession, that simple invitation added more voices and feet to our advocacy efforts for a well-compensated, well-respected, and well-qualified workforce.

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Authored by: Mary Harrill
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Advancing the Profession: Market Research

In July 2017, NAEYC released new market research that identifies opportunities to ensure that parents and early childhood educators are on the same side of defining and demanding high-quality early childhood education
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State Professional Development Systems

The purpose of this Initiative is to support states in developing, enhancing, and implementing policies to achieve an integrated, high-quailty and equitable PD system that is for all early childhood education professionals working with and on behalf of yo
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Decision Cycles

We are structuring Power to the Profession into a series of coordinated, iterative and strategic decision cycles
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A Profession-Led Dialogue

A Letter from the Chief Executive Officer about NAEYC’s Power to the Profession initiative
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