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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


      April is National Poetry Month! 
      ‚ÄčMake time to rhyme! Encourage the poet within your child with these books and ideas.

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      From the NAEYC blog
      Caring for every child's mental health.
      Member Spotlight

      Meet Michelle Martucci and read about her dream for the future of early childhood education.

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      For Families

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

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