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  • Dear Hello Community, As an NAEYC member, you may not be aware of the wide range of insurance discounts and benefits offered to you through the Trust for Insuring Educators (TIE) . As a ... More

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  • Did anyone do anything exciting to celebrate World Book Day in their classrooms?  Every year our students are encouraged to dress up as their favorite literary character.  My favorite this year was Max ... More

  • Hi everyone, I did check in with NAEYC and they said that the webinar will be recorded in case you can't attend at the exact time we are presenting. If you register for the webinar then you will be able ... More

  • Squishy Circuits is low-tech way to explore open and closed circuits. Children create circuits using a very salty homemade playdough recipe, a battery pack and LED light s. After they have ... More

  • Hi David! You bring up some valid points. However, it is the current research on quality child care that is driving all states to make changes to help ensure there is access to quality childcare for all ... More

  • As a 77-year-old, with three prospering early childhood education centers, my view on the low wages paid to our industry's teachers is based on a variety of my professional experiences in and out of the ... More

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    NAEYC is excited to launch our brand-new membership structure with more options and benefits than ever before.All NAEYC members have automatically been upgraded to their new ... More
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Featured Interest Forum

Diversity and Equity Education for Adults Interest Forum
The DEAA forum invites to share your questions and resources related to anti-bias education in the open forum. Pro tip: Tag your items with the DEEA keyword! Learn how here

Key Resources from the DEEA Resource Library:
NAEYC Statement on Implicit Bias Research
Topics Page: Engaging Diverse Families
Bias Isn't Just A Police Problem, It's A Preschool Problem