NAEYC The nation's leading voice for high-quality early childhood education for children from birth though age 8
    • NAEYC Membership
      Welcome to the NEW NAEYC Membership!
      It's here! We're doubling down on our commitment to serving the early learning profession. View the video!
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      Teaching Young Children
      Read the October/November Issue!
      This issue focuses on math in the classroom and at home. The articles address a range of important math concepts for preschool to explore—from numeracy to measurement—and include examples of playful math activities teachers can try out in their classrooms.
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      NAEYC Blog
      Planning for an Inclusive Classroom
      Preparing young children for the inclusion of children with disabilities into the classroom.
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      NAEYC Accreditation
      Streamlined Accreditation Model
      It’s here! NAEYC’s Accreditation of Early Learning Programs is excited to announce that programs may now choose the Streamlined Accreditation Model for site visit assessments.  
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    • NAEYC Annual Conference
      Register Now!
      Join us this fall in Atlanta, GA, November 15-18 for thought-provoking sessions, networking opportunities, exciting special events and more!
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      Upcoming Webinar
      Early Science Webinar!
      Register for this presentation on Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 (ET) to support early science learning in the classroom and learn more about new content from PBS KIDS!
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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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      NAEYC Blog
      Global Practices that Inform and Inspire
      Read the editor’s note from the latest issue of Young Children. Guest editor Marilou Hyson introduces the issue's cluster theme, “Global Practices that Inform and Inspire,” and offers a glimpse of what to expect from each of the articles.
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    • NAEYC Higher Education
      NAEYC Launches the Early Childhood Higher Education Directory
      Students and prospective students can use this directory to search for every early childhood degree program that fit their education goals in the United States and its territories.

       

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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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      Keep up with the latest news concerning early childhood education to support and inform your advocacy on behalf of children, families and educators. 
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