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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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  • Oh, I have GREAT sympathy for you in such a position!  Many, many years ago, my sister-in-law was in a similar position.  She said to me you people in the colleges should teach students to teach like what ...

  • Hello NAEYC Friends, I am a Lead Pre-K Teacher. Our Pre-K program is full day. This will be my first year going through accreditation. My school is based in Maryland. Does anyone have any tips/suggestion ...

  • I'm in the same situation 🙃 ------------------------------ Michelle Cook Owner Beyond the Bell, LLC Romulus MI ------------------------------

  • I strongly believe early Childhood professionals should keep doing what they know is best for children birth to eight.  I think in the setting you observed and probably others, "it's about funding and ...

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    t's time, again, for our monthly meeting. We hope that you will still be able to join us at our September Zoom Meeting, Wednesday the 21st, at 8:00pm EDT. This month we ... More
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    Check the events tab for the forum meetings for this month! We are going to be talking about Wearing all the Hats.  We will have our own personal resources that helped ... More

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Early Childhood Science Interest Forum

Join us! The Early Childhood Science Interest Forum (ECSIF) provides an opportunity for early childhood educators to network with others, learn about resources for boosting inquiry‐based science in early childhood and so much more!

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