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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.
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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.

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Authored by: Elisa Huss-Hage
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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.

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Authored by: Lauren Hogan, Steven Barnett
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Announcing New NAEYC Governing Board Members

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is pleased to announce our five new Board members to the association’s national Governing Board.
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Acerca del aprendizaje de la lectura y la escritura

Adaptado de Learning to Read and Write: Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children, una declaración de posición en conjunto de la Asociación Nacional de Educación Infantil y la International Reading Association
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January 10, 2019

A New Home for NAEYC!

Because you are a member, we want to communicate directly with you about an important decision our National Governing Board has made regarding our strategic real estate plan.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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October 9, 2018

Human Connection, Networking, and NAEYC Affiliates

One of the easiest ways members can connect with other educators in their own communities is by getting involved in their Affiliates.

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Authored by: Erin Daga
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