Culture shapes not only our values and beliefs, but also our gender roles, family structures, languages, dress, food, etiquette, approaches to disabilities, child-rearing practices, and even our expectations for children’s behavior. In this way, culture c
As we continue to push forward in the creation of a brighter, more just future for all, I hope we, as members of the early childhood profession and field, can remain anchored by our professional obligation to advance equity.
El financiamiento pleno del costo del cuidado y educación infantil de alta calidad, que incluye una compensación y prestaciones para educadores de la infancia que correspondan con la importancia de su labor, es de la mayor prioridad.
Full financing of the cost of high-quality early education and care, which includes compensation and benefits for early childhood educators in keeping with the importance of their work, is at the top of the list.
As teachers, we need to begin by reflecting on our own spiritual experiences, biases, knowledge bases, and identities. Regardless of our beliefs, we should consider how these views could impact daily interactions.
John Nimmo, Mona M. Abo-Zena, Debbie LeeKeenan
Eliot-Pearson is defined by its diversity. Children, staff, and families are seen as sharing an inclusive community with an emphasis on actively and continually assuring that all members of the community fully participate.
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.
Ellen Edge’s courage in reflecting openly and honestly provides a model for all of us. She shares both the gut reactions she is not proud of and the tough questions she asks herself as she works to change how she sees children, families, and her role as a