Public Education Groups
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You can raise your voice and share your thoughts with policymakers at the national, state and local levels, including those creating policies, programs and strategies that are specifically designed to support the work and build the skills and knowledge of Early Educators.
Association of Childhood Education International
National Afterschool Association (NAA)
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
National Coalition for Campus Child Care Centers
NC AfterSchool Coalition (NCASC)
NC Association for the Education of Young Children (NCaeyc)
NC Early Childhood Association
NC Head Start Collaboration Office
NC Head Start Association
Partners in Out-of-School Time (POST)
World Organisation for Early Childhood Education (OMEP)
Engaging Business & Industry
Tools to Engage Public By Category or Organization
Partner, State & National Updates
New scholarship! T.E.A.C.H. offers early Educators working with infants and toddlers new scholarship. Click here to learn more.
Free CEUs! FPG Child Development Institute and Quality Assist to offer Online Modules for CEUs for FREE. Beginning in May til December 31, self-guided, self-paced online CONNECT Courses designed for CEU or training credit for early childhood teachers will be made available beginning in May 2013. The courses will include rich subject matter with engaging and interactive online learning.
Community Specialists Scholarship available from T.E.A.C.H. Is this you? Scholarships available for individuals working on behalf of young children in early care and education system. Scholarships available for college costs for early childhood education (ECE) development and child development courses with bonuses per course! Now is the chance to earn focused ECE hours at a really low cost. Completing a degree is not required. No employer contribution required. Click on the links below to learn more.
NC Child Care Coalition shares Three Things You Can Do to Support Children After the Election
Evidence Keeps Growing — Another Report Shows ECE Investments Pay Off. Click here to access America’s Edge report: Strengthening North Carolina’s Businesses through Investments in Early Care and Education.
The First 2,000 Days Are Critical. We have only 2,000 days between the day a child is born and the first day a child shows for kindergarten. The North Carolina Partnership for Children has developed tools you can use to tell others why early childhood investments are essential to North Carolina’s future. Click here to access tip sheets, sign up for 2,000 Days alerts and more!
2011 Workforce Study Released This study provides comprehensive data on teachers and directors and on the licensed early care and education facilities in which they work and is compared to a similar study conducted by Child Care Services Association in 2003.
Center for the Study of Child Care Employment releases report on RTTELC application trends & opportunities in development of longitudinal early childhood data systems
New T.E.A.C.H. Scholarships Available to Community Specialists! T.E.A.C.H. now offers scholarships for community specialists (Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge funding) providing technical assistance, professional development, home visiting, community college instruction, CCR&R and Smart Start services with assistance to increase their field knowledge. Click here for more information.
PD Opportunities Coming Up!
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