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Children gathered on the play mate.
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

The Reading Chair: September 2019

New children’s books too good to miss­ and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Professionals interacting in the lobby.
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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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Two little girls smiling at one another.
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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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A teacher typing on her laptop.
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Preparing for Evaluation with Video Self-Reflection

There is one option that is accessible, ongoing, and effective: video self-reflection. Many professions use videos to evaluate and improve performance.

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Authored by: Michelle Grantham-Caston, Cynthia Fontcuberta DiCarlo
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Early educator taking notes at her desk.
Article
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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A teacher playing with his student.
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Building a Gender-Balanced Workforce: Supporting Male Teachers

Wanting to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that impact men’s decisions to teach in early childhood, we spent two years studying the experiences of male early childhood educators in New York City.

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Authored by: Kirsten Cole, Jean-Yves Plaisir, Mindi Reich-Shapiro, Antonio Freitas
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Professionals discussing work environment and staff retention.
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Creating a Work Environment That Supports Staff Retention

The consequences in the wake of high turnover are staggering, with the loss of staff affecting children, families, and the general morale and stress levels of staff remaining in the program (Marotz & Lawson 2007).

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Authored by: Nicole R. Hylton, Jennifer A. Vu
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Two educators walking down a hall.
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Flipping the Script: Educators Driving Public Policy

For our children’s sake, however, it’s time for us to flip the script. This article is a call to action, with recommendations for educators and policymakers about concrete steps that can make meaningful collaboration part of our day-to-day work.

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Authored by: Marica Cox Mitchell, Lauren Hogan
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Young Children
Vol. 74, No. 4
September 1, 2019

September 2019

Building the Profession: Ensuring Practice Informs Policy
YC September 2019 Issue
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Preschool storytime
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Young Children
July 1, 2019

The Reading Chair: July 2019

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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