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      Governing Board Elections
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      From the NAEYC Blog
      What does 30 years of quality in early childhood education look like? 

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      Lasting Legacy Scholarships
      Apply for a scholarship to attend the 2016 National Institute! Applications are due March 29.

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      Preschoolers Study Transportation
      See how an engaging learning environment shows DAP in action in a NAEYC-accredited program.

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      The Profession- The Time is Now!
      Research supports investing in early childhood educators as a national priority.
      Week of the Young Child
      Join us for an exciting week-long celebration of early learning, April 10-16!
      NAEYC's Strategic Direction
      Learn more about our plans as we continue to advance the early learning profession.

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