April 19, 2021 9:05 am
"With the wire study, we learned to be patient. We were glad the seed was planted, and it was worth it. Just as the children are emergent learners, we, as teachers, learn alongside them, seeing what works and what does not and finding new ways to promote learning opportunities..." Read the story.
April 13, 2021 12:31 pm
Children deserve more than just the typical markers and crayons most programs offer. And why not provide those materials for them? In our study, children preferred these materials because of their potential to help them represent their ideas and create the outcome they desired. Read the story.
April 12, 2021 1:28 pm
Young children have rights, and we have an obligation to support every learning environment and the individuals who play a role in children’s lives,
Kith and Kin is an extensive support program for family (kin), friend, and neighbor (kith) child care offered by the Association for Supportive Child Care. Meet Lawrence and his nephew Brody, who have participated in the program. Read the story.
February 16, 2021 5:04 pm
I tell this story not seeking sympathy but to show the resilience I gained through those experiences. I choose to hold onto that experience because we tend to overlook children who face such disparities. We often fail to understand their circumstances first. Read Cotillion Sneddy's story.
February 3, 2021 4:35 pm
Design your own ECE advocacy journey! Attend one, some, or all of the following sessions based on your interest and goals. Here's a listing of Spring 2021 Advocacy opportunities for early childhood educators to elevate their voices and to advocate on behalf of young children, families, and the early childhood field.
February 3, 2021 4:32 pm
Elevate your voice. Learn with policy leaders and advocates, explore local and state resources, and refine your skills to be an informed and effective advocate for the Early Childhood Day at the Capitol on March 9 - and beyond! Register now.
February 3, 2021 11:19 am
ECE Advocacy: Elevate your Voice as an ECE Champion! Now more than ever, child care needs state and federal investments to provide quality services for young children and families. Register now.
January 12, 2021 10:47 am
A panel of health care professionals, child care health consultants, and early education professionals offer accurate information in a webinar about the coronavirus vaccine.
Find out how to watch -- and access trusted resources about the vaccine from health professionals specific to early care and education.
Questions about the COVID-19 vaccine? Learn more.
December 18, 2020 10:33 am
Join Nicol Russell, an at-large member of the NAEYC Governing Board, for a DAP webinar on Thursday, January 14, 2021 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm.
December 11, 2020 12:58 pm
Child care providers across Arizona are facing an unsustainable reality without significant public investment, according to a new data from a national survey conducted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).