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  • The U.S. Department of Education is currently accepting public comments on the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program. Through this program, individuals with eligible federal student loans and who work for eligible employers (e.g., U.S. federal, ... More

  • I am creating a list of formal assessment tools (published, reliable, and valid measures) used by families to evaluate an early care and education program, please let me know if you know of any. Thanks! ------------------------------ Jill Bella Director ... More

  • I love the "lonely doll" story.  What a terrific example of great teacher "intervention" by setting the environment and giving child time to practice new skills.  In this case the child learned how to play with others and develop social skills.  I remember ... More

  • The irony for me is that I left retail management to go back to school to pursue working in ECE. Now, I make less than the starting wage at the Target down the street from my center... and given my management experience I could easily be making MORE than ... More

  • We are working on re-accreditation and need to use the 2022 version. We prefer the word templates, but can only find the Power Point templates. Has anyone dealt with this? Does anyone know if/when NAEYC will post the 2022 templates in Word? Thank you! ... More

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