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HELLO is the platform for NAEYC's Interest Forums and online communities. Members can use this space to have conversations and create connections with peers around important early learning issues. 

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  • Due to the impact of COVID-19, NAEYC staff will work remotely from Monday, March 16th  through Friday, April 24th.  During this time, we will not have access to live telephone calling.  Therefore, we ... More

  • Oops!  Reread my post and had an autocorrect error!  Should have been "knowing" not "mowing"!! ------------------------------ Susan Pollack Norfolk VA ------------------------------ More

  • In meetings with providers the question, Do teachers need to start using mask is coming up. Thoughts? ------------------------------ Kim Thomason Professional Development Specialist Three Presidents Consulting ... More

  • Can you tell me if NAEYC has an infectious disease policy? Thank you, Yvette -- Yvette Asenap Director Albuquerque Preschool Cooperative 606 Candeleria N.W. Albuquerque, NM 87107 (505) ... More

  • Hi Bernadette,  Thank you so much for your beautiful message. I will try out your suggestions. I'm just trying to be as helpful as I can, but it hurts when no feedback is given. I want to make this time ... More

  • Hi Jennifer, It sounds like this situation has brought up concerns you have about your standing as a teacher. Teaching is certainly an exercise of the heart and not feeling appreciated can be especially ... More

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The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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Featured Interest Forum

Early Math Interest Forum

For anyone interested in joining the Early Math Interest Forum, we’d love to include you! We just launched this year with the goal of building a community to highlight the importance of early math in the lives of young children and their families. Pro tip: Tag your posts with math-related keywords! Learn how here

Key Resources from the Early Math Interest Forum Resource Library:

Calendar Time for Young Children: Good Intentions Gone Awry
Reflecting on Teaching Length Measurement to Young Children
Encouraging positive attitudes toward math