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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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    RE: Advancing Equity

    Thank you Sally for sharing NAEYC's new position statement, Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education.  I wanted to share the text of the position statement and I also wanted to share the link where ... More

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    Hello All!

    Hello all, my name is Cynthia Mbangue, new member from Georgia. I own a placement agency ALONG with a daycare. I'm super excited to learn and network with many of you. It feels like an amazing accomplishment ... More

  • Hello, I see like minds are working here!  I also would recommend directing your search towards occupational therapy research.  I hope you will find your evidence there.  I have been to trainings that ... More

  • The Organization of American States' (OAS) Inter-American Teacher Education Network (ITEN) are starting their Project Team cycle again this spring, and applications are due on January 31.  If you, ... More

  • Hi Sherrie, Tim and everyone else- I am grateful to have found this thread.    I am located in Nassau County, NY very close to the NYC border.  I have operated one location (170+ enrollment), mostly private ... More

  • Tim, Hear, hear.  I agree with EVERYTHING you said.  Here in Florida we have been advocating diligently for funding and proper Readiness rates for years (still no luck).  I am always hopeful to find an ... More

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  • Save the Date(s)

    The ECSIF will be hosting three virtual meetings in the coming months.   Thursday, January 30 Tuesday, March 24 Tuesday, May 12 All meetings will be from 8-9 Eastern, ... More
  • Submit proposals for PLI & Annual Conference

    The 2020 Call for Presentations: Now Open! This is your opportunity to take part in one of NAEYC's premier events. You may now submit proposals for the 2020 Professional ... More

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