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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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  • How exciting it is to be preparing a center in Southern Ohio! The center will be licensed by DOE. All construction and renovation has been approved by local codes. However, there will be very little natural ... More

  • Dear Mary: My research dissertation completed for my doctorate in Educational Leadership and Supervision at NYU was entitled The Experience of Being A Director in An Early Care and Education Center . ... More

  • Hi Jennifer, In many states the CDA does meet the requirements for lead teacher certification but each state has their own regulations. I am not familiar with Colorado's regulations but by googling determined ... More

  • Something to read about the profession: https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/05/26/child-care-center-worker-shortage/ ------------------------------ Nora Krieger, PhD Associate Professor Emerita/Past ... More

  • I've been thinking about Reggio Emilia and how this small town in Italy started their preschool, which eventually became funded by their government. They had a vision as to what they wanted the children ... More

  • NAEYC supports research efforts and other initiatives from individuals and outside organizations that advance the early childhood profession and the young children it serves.  Hello's  Code of Conduct ... 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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