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Young Children
March 1, 2022

Toward Pro-Black Early Childhood Teacher Education

In this article, we share a few practices (of many) that we use to prepare preservice teachers as anti-racist, pro-Black educators.

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Authored by: Meir Muller Eliza G. Braden Susi Long Gloria Swindler Boutte Kamania Wynter-Hoyte
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Young Children
March 1, 2022

Preparing Early Childhood Educators

This cluster of Young Children articles focuses on impactful practices for teacher educators and preparation programs related to syllabi, course assignments, and class activities as well as clinical and field experiences.

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Authored by: Annie Moses Mary Harrill
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Young Children
Vol. 77, No. 1
March 1, 2022

Spring 2022

Preparing Early Childhood Educators
This cluster of Young Children articles focuses on impactful practices for teacher educators and preparation programs related to syllabi, course assignments, and class activities as well as clinical and field experiences.
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Read the Higher Education Leadership Report

Early childhood education and higher education are not often linked in the public sphere, yet both are critical infrastructure in the United States and both prepare individuals to understand what it means to be part of society.
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Applying Knowledge to Practice: How Degree Apprenticeships Support Early Educators

Today, the field is in the midst of another of those periods, with widespread calls for all teachers of infants through third graders to have associate or bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education and to receive fair compensation.

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Authored by: Alison Lutton
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March 5, 2018

Education is a Game Changer for Women as Well as Children

This blog post was originally published on New America's website on January 23, 2018, and is part of Moving Beyond False Choices for Early Childhood Educators, a series edited by Stacie G. Goffin.

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Authored by: Sue Russell
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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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Higher Education

Find out about the imporant role Congress has in the Higher Education Act, and how it supports NAEYC's commitment to educators, students and parents.
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