Open Discussion Forum

  • 1.  I'm a new member

    Posted 02-07-2023 01:01 PM
    Hello, I just joined and am hoping to find professionals working in the Mid-Hudson Valley area in Early Childhood Education. I work in Poughkeepsie, NY.

    Sarah Seager
    UPK, Boys & Girls Club of Poughkeepsie, NY
    Cold Spring NY

  • 2.  RE: I'm a new member

    Posted 02-08-2023 08:59 AM
    Hello and welcome to NAEYC and NYAEYC, Sarah!

    Contact Sneh Modi, Membership and Chapter Relations Coordinator at NYAEYC  and visit their website for more resources and connections.  Their annual conference is March 30 - April 1.

    Best regards,
    Gwen Simmons, NAEYC Senior Director Affiliate Relations

    Gwen Simmons
    Senior Director Affiliate Relations
    National Association for the Education of Young Children
    Cleveland Hts OH

  • 3.  RE: I'm a new member

    Posted 02-13-2023 10:07 AM

    We have a Mid-Hudson group.  Contact Jennifer Geskie through NAEYC for more info.

    Ellen Cogan, MS Ed - Owner, Chief Consultant - HILLTOP Early Childhood SERVICES
    NYS Early Learning Credentialed Trainer
    NYS Master Cadre, Pyramid Model
    Implementation Planner, Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership

  • 4.  RE: I'm a new member

    Posted 06-01-2023 08:59 PM

    Welcome Sarah,

    I've been a member for many years and I enjoy their great resources for early childcare directors.

    [Sandra] [Phillip]
    [Office Administrator]
    [Jersey City Day Care 100]
    [Jersey City] [NJ]

  • 5.  RE: I'm a new member

    Posted 08-02-2023 06:13 PM


    My name is Jamie Hudson. I have been in Early Childhood Education since 11 years. I love working with children and watching them grow in all areas of development. I am excited about becoming a member of NAEYC. 

    Jamie Hudson

  • 6.  RE: I'm a new member

    Posted 08-08-2023 08:41 PM

    Hello Sarah, it's nice to meet you I have been in Early Childhood Education now for 16 years. I am also in school now pursuing an associate's in Early Childhood education.  I enjoy kids & watching them grow.

    Ambrea Smith

  • 7.  RE: I'm a new member

    Posted 09-01-2023 05:23 PM

    Hi Sarah, WELCOME! I am not new but I am still learning how to use the site and my membership.

    Fabiola Ramirez
    Busy Bees II