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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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  • Hello! I had signed up for a free webinar about constructing digital portfolios for re-accreditation. Unfortunately, I was unable to attend. How can I access the webinar? I can't find it on the website, ... More

  • Hi there, I am in the Bay Area in California, and we use PreK GLAD for our preschools and there is also GLAD for elementary age.  Go to Orange County Dept. of Education website to learn more about GLAD. ... More

  • My thought is that a preschool  teacher we should be address by our last name. Ex. Mrs. Ingram   It will prepare the students for the next grade level. In our school district the student still address ... More

  • I've heard a few arguments from either "side" of this topic but am curious to hear updated discussions... Here is the topic for conversation: Should preschool teachers be addressed by their First names ... More

  • It is possible, indeed appropriate, to discuss the appropriateness of the Pledge of Allegiance without referencing Pride. If Pride were an example being used to clarify our understanding of the Pledge,  ... More

  • Thank you Mary - that's super helpful! ------------------------------ Rachel Rettberg Education Coordinator Oak Leaf Academy Oak Park IL ------------------------------ More

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  • June Zoom Meeting

    Good afternoon, Science Interest Forum! It's time, again, for our monthly meeting. We hope that you will join us at our June Zoom Meeting, Thursday the 17nd, at 7:30pm EDT. This ... More
  • May Zoom Meeting

    Good afternoon, Science Interest Forum! It's time, again, for our monthly meeting. We hope that you will join us at our May Zoom Meeting, Thursday the 27nd, at 7:30pm EDT. This ... More

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