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March 27, 2020

Statement from NAEYC on Passage of the CARES Act

NAEYC is grateful to Congress for taking an important, bipartisan step to provide that support with the passage of the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security) Act, signed into law today.

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Coping with COVID-19

We’ve compiled these online resources to provide information from NAEYC, the CDC, and other educational organizations. 
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Blog
March 12, 2020

NAEYC COVID-19 Statement

As always, the health and safety of the NAEYC family—members, staff, partners and volunteers—is our top priority.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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February 26, 2020

From Teacher to Equity Activist

In this excerpt from Each and Every Child, Megan Madison reflects on her own journey towards activism and offers ideas for other early childhood professionals on how they can become equity and social justice advocates fighting for all young children.

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Authored by: Megan Pamela Ruth Madison
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Information for Presenters

Proposal status notifications for the 2020 Professional Learning Institute will be sent out via email in April.
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Young Children
March 1, 2020

The Reading Chair: March 2020

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: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
March 1, 2020

Our Proud Heritage. NAEYC's First President: Patty Smith Hill

Patty Smith Hill was instrumental in the formation of early childhood educational practice in the United States. Many of her ideals still constitute the foundation for educating and socializing young children.

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Authored by: Betty Liebovich
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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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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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Young Children
March 1, 2020

Walking into the Woods: Understanding German Waldkindergärtens

Forest schools are based on the belief that children benefit from being in nature, where they play and engage in open-ended, child-centered social and physical activity.

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Authored by: Cecilia Maron-Puntarelli
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