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      A Message from NAEYC's Executive Director

      Rhian Evans Allvin invites you to register for the 2014 Institute!

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      Register for Institute!

      Don't miss the 2014 Institute in Minneapolis, June 8-11. Register before 5/9 and save! 
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      Preliminary Program
      Learn more about what the 2014 Institute has to offer!
      View Featured Sessions

      These sessions address the 2014 theme and key issues in early childhood education.

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    • News & Highlights


      From the NAEYC blog
      Caring for every child's mental health.
      April is National Poetry Month! 
      ‚ÄčMake time to rhyme! Encourage the poet within your child with these books and ideas.

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      Celebrate Earth Day! 4/22

      Check out these resources on learning from nature, exploring the outdoors, and going green! 

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      For Families

      Child behavior, at-home learning, music, search for an accredited child care program. 

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