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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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Afiliación a NAEYC

La Asociación Nacional para la Educación Infantil (NAEYC) es una organización de afiliación de profesionales comprometida a transformar las vidas de los niños pequeños y a cumplir la promesa de brindar una educación inicial de calidad para todos los niños
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Article
Young Children
November 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

NAEYC Governing Board, Young Children Consulting Editors, and Voices of Practitioners Editorial Advisory Board (November 2019)
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NAEYC Member Jared Hennen
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

NAEYC Member Spotlight: Jared Hennen

Providing support to others has been the heart of Jared’s career, as a teacher and as a professional development provider.
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

De nuestra presidenta. Seamos nuestros propios mejores defensores

Únase a nosotros—como los defensores que son y tienen que ser—para insistir en que nuestro país cumpla la promesa de una educación infantil de alta calidad para nuestros niños, familias y comunidades.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

From Our President. Becoming Our Own Best Advocates

Join us—as the advocates you are and must be—to insist that our country deliver on the promise of high-quality early childhood education for our children, families, and communities.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Blog
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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