fbpx Faculty | NAEYC

Faculty

Young girl smiling

You are here

Most Recent

Adult and child hands together
Blog
June 26, 2019

NAEYC's Statement on #FamiliesBelongTogether

On June 7, we joined 540 national and state organizations, including many NAEYC affiliates, in writing a letter to the Department of Homeland Security clearly stating our opposition to the zero-tolerance practice of separating children from their parents
Members Only
Child holding a drawing

Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) Position Statement

Developmentally appropriate practice (DAP) is a framework designed to promote young children’s optimal learning and development. Read the DAP position statement (in English, Spanish, or Mandarin), including supplements and summaries.
Members Only
Assessment Tools for Early Learning Programs

2018 Early Learning Assessment Tools

The changes will only take effect for site visits occurring on or after September 1, 2019, for programs whose site visit window opens July 1, 2019 or later.
Members Only
Assessment Revisions for Early Learning Programs

Early Learning Assessment Revisions

NAEYC Accreditation continuously collects feedback from programs and assessors to understand how well assessment items perform. Based on this analysis, we update guidance and/or select assessment items annually. 
Members Only
The Ryman Theater; Nashville, TN

Rockin' at the Ryman

The Nashville Area Association for the Education of Young Children (NAAEYC) presents the special Annual Conference event, Rockin' at the Ryman.
Members Only
Teacher in a classroom with 4 diverse children
Blog
June 13, 2019

Announcing the Draft of NAEYC's DAP Position Statement

Reflecting NAEYC’s commitment to periodically revising and updating its core position statements, we’ve worked hard to reflect the knowledge from research and practice that has emerged over the last decade since DAP was last revised.

Authored by

Authored by: Elisa Huss-Hage
Members Only
NAEYC Annual Conference attendees learning to make and tinker in a pre-conference workshop.

Pre-Conference Workshops

These full-day workshops take place on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, the day before Annual Conference begins. 
Members Only
NAEYC Annual Conference attendees at the registration booth.

Register Now!

The Annual Conference will be held November 20-23 at the Music City Center in Nashville, TN. 
Members Only
A person using their smartphone.

Schedule at a Glance

Plan your time at the conference and view the schedule at a glance for this year's event.
Members Only
Woman in an airport setting.

Travel Information

Whether you're traveling across states or continents, there are a few ways you can get into Nashville.
Members Only

2019 Annual Conference

Join us in Nashville, TN November 20-23 for NAEYC's 2019 Annual Conference .
Members Only
Child's artwork inspired by van Gogh's Starry Night
Article
Young Children
May 1, 2019

Cultivating Bilingualism: The Benefits of Multilingual Classrooms

This issue of Young Children takes you inside several multilingual classrooms for in-depth, practical examples of how to enhance social, emotional, scientific, language, and literacy development with children who are learning more than one language.

Authored by

Authored by: Lisa Hansel
Members Only
YC May 2019 Cover
Issue
Young Children
Vol. 74, No. 2
May 1, 2019

May 2019

Cultivating Bilingualism: The Benefits of Multilingual Classrooms
YC May 2019 Issue
Members Only
YPAC members at Public Policy Forum
Blog
April 17, 2019

Beyond “Thanks and Recognition”: Elevating Early Childhood Educators

Every year, NAEYC’s WOYC and NIEER’s State of Preschool Yearbook bring attention to early childhood education, celebrating what we do, and sharing research on how far we have to go. This year, both organizations included a focus on ECE professionals.

Authored by

Authored by: Lauren Hogan, Steven Barnett
Members Only
NAEYC conference presenter conducting a session.

Itinerary Planner

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.
Members Only