NAEYC The nation's leading voice for high-quality early childhood education for children from birth though age 8
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      Anti-Bias Education
      What is Anti-Bias Education? We compiled some key information and resources that educators can use to support every child’s chance to learn, thrive, and succeed. 
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       Updated Topics Pages
      Resources to Help You Make a Difference
      Learn classroom-ready anti-bias approaches, strategies to counter bullying, ways to guide children’s behavior while building positive classroom communities, and how to support the diverse children and families in your program.
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      Now Available!
      Making and Tinkering With STEM
      Integrate STEM-rich exploration and learning in your classroom with engineering design challenges inspired by children’s favorite books. Buy now! 
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       Teaching Young Children
      February/March issue out now!
      Explore articles on sensory activities, coding, engaging family activities and more!
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      Lasting Legacy Scholarships
      Emerging leaders — apply for a scholarship to attend this year's Professional Learning Institute, June 11–14 in San Francisco. The application deadline is March 15!
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      Join us March 8 for a free webinar!
      Find out how you can seamlessly integrate making and tinkering & STEM concepts with the author of NAEYC’s newest publication!
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      Learn about our Strategic Direction
      NAEYC strives to ensure that all young children reach their full potential. Learn more about our plans as we continue to advance the early learning profession.
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      Apply to be a Consulting Editor!
      Consulting editors review Young Children articles, book proposals, and chapters. It's a great professional experience and keeps NAEYC publications high-quality.
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    • Governing Board Election
      2017 NAEYC Governing Board Election
      NAEYC members, voting is open for the NAEYC Governing Board election. Learn about candidates and cast your vote by March 1, 2017!  
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      Find high-quality child care or a preschool in your area.
      NAEYC maintains a list of programs that are currently accredited to to help you find a NAEYC-accredited program in your area. 
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