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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 NAEYC Community,  Thank you so much to everyone who participated in our survey about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. The experiences with PSLF that you shared through the survey ... More

  • My name is Tara Harnishfeger and I teach in the Complex Needs Preschool Classroom in Boone County, Kentucky.  My favorite children's book author is Dr, Seuss.  I love the stories, pictures, and rhymes ... More

  • It's shameful on so many levels. Change won't come without political will. In Florida, Republican senators and congressmen regarded adding to a budget for childcare as "reckless spending". RECKLESS SPENDING!  ... More

  • Hello, I am an infant educator with a challenge I am not certain how to solve. Our centre enrolled a child approximately 2 months ago. She is now 11 months old. Her family is from Vietnam, though she ... More

  • Hello Nina! Thank you for your inquiry. The 2022 assessment WORD templates will be available in TORCH by the end of the week. You can access TORCH when you sign in to your accreditation portal. The TORCH ... More

  • Jonathan, This is an important issue to reform in order for the childcare sector to attract and retain a quality workforce. Have you tried calling the D.C. offices of NAEYC (202-232-8777) or Zero to Three ... More

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  • September Early Childhood Science Interest Forum Zoom Meeting

    Good evening, Science Interest Forum! It's time, again, for our monthly meeting. We hope that you will join us at our September Zoom Meeting, Thursday the 30th, at 7:30pm ... More
  • August ECSIF Zoom Meeting

    Good afternoon, Science Interest Forum! It's time, again, for our monthly meeting. We hope that you will join us at our August Zoom Meeting, Thursday the 26th, at 7:30pm ... 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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