NAEYC The nation's leading voice for high-quality early childhood education for children from birth though age 8
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      NAEYC Launches Hello
      The online space for NAEYC’s Interest Forums is here! Login and join the conversation!

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      FREE Webinar
      The Achievement Gap: A Social Justice Imperative
      We hope you will join us on Tuesday, May 23, at 3:00PM ET for a webinar that examines the root causes of the achievement gap and ways high-quality programs can reverse the gap.


      NAEYC Blog
      A Letter to Every Adult Who Was Once A Child and Turned Out Fine
      Increasing professional competencies for those who steward our children’s early learning will absolutely change outcomes for future generations. But, how do we get there? 
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      Partnering with Libraries to Extend Learning in the Early Years
      Connect with your local library for access to resources that include: early childhood information, parent education, emergent literacy, socialization, and family support.
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    • Professional Learning Institute
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      Join us for NAEYC's 2017 Professional Learning Institute in San Francisco, June 11-14!   
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      Professional Learning Workshop
      To Be An Excellent Teacher
      Join us on Tuesday, June 27th in Washington, D.C., for an all-day training program on what it takes to provide high-quality early learning experiences for the children you teach!
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      Making and Tinkering With STEM
      NAEYC is excited about our newest publication! Watch this video to get a glimpse of what's inside the book.
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      Image of two children looking in a magnifying glassAdvancing our Goals
      Learn about our Strategic Direction
      NAEYC strives to ensure that all young children reach their full potential. Learn more about our plans as we continue to advance the early learning profession.
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    • Young Children 
      Read the May 2017 Issue!
      Be sure to check out the latest issue of Young Children, which focuses on the importance of brain science in early childhood education!


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      Join our early childhood community for support and inspiration.
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      Image of male child playing on a mat with toys. NAEYC Accreditation banner surrounds image of boyFind An Accredited Program
      Find high-quality child care or a preschool in your area.
      NAEYC maintains a list of programs that are currently accredited to to help you find a NAEYC-accredited program in your area. 
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