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  • I am retired, most recently as a community college English professor. Before those years, I was in Early Childhood Education for several years, professionally as the Director of a relatively small preschool ...

  • Does anyone have any leads for a training around educational compliance, or HR compliance training, or series of trainings... I've yet to find anything administrative that hits the nail on the head when ...

  • N/A can also mean that they do not use portfolios for assessments. ------------------------------ Catherine Awong Director Mililani Presbyterian Preschool Mililani, HI, USA -------------------------- ...

  • Thank you so much for reaching out. I have gotten such good advice and I think I have resolved all of my questions. I also for a glossary of terms at the end of the criteria listings and that helped ...

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  • Math Sessions at NAEYC annual conference in DC

    Hello, Early Math Interest Forum members and friends! If you will be in Washington, DC, next week for the NAEYC annual conference, we hope that you will join us at our E.M.I.F. ... More
  • Rural Sessions at Annual Conference

    On Thursday November 17th we will have our forum meeting at 6-7:30 PM at the Marriott Marquis, Salon 1. It is listed in the conference program as "Community Support Can Change ... More

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