Happy Lunar New Year to our readers observing the Year of the Pig! EarlyEdU always welcomes a reason to celebrate hopeful beginnings. We hope you consider a new start as an EarlyEdU Alliance member, taking advantage of all the valuable resources and professional support within our early education community. Become an EarlyEdU Alliance member today!
Early experiences organize the brain. Children experiencing chronic adversity exhibit behavioral and learning problems early in life and physical problems as they age. Intervention is possible and effective in alleviating the damages of toxic stress. Listen to Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris along with other medical and educational professionals speak about Understanding Stress and Resilience in Children (Head Start/ECLKC). Learn how to identify children living with chronic adversity and how to promote resilience for better learning and healthier lives.
Modules and More: Resiliency and Brain Building
This month’s selection from the EarlyEdU Alliance multimedia resources is a spotlight on Resiliency and Brain Building. Watch videos about protecting children from toxic stress and promoting emotional wellness and educational success. Go to the Modules and More page on our website to download and use the videos in your work. The videos will be available for one month and then added to the Multimedia Resources Library. Access to the complete library is available to EarlyEdU members only. Please, consider Joining the EarlyEdU Alliance.
Opt-In to Faculty Finds
EarlyEdU is now distributing this complimentary resource developed and compiled by Camille Catlett for effective preparation of early childhood professionals, providing both content and links to additional professional resources. Faculty Finds is distributed six times annually and all resources are free.
The Power to the Profession Task Force is looking for your input and feedback on the latest draft recommendations, Decision Cycles 345+6 Discussion Draft 2 This document lays out an audacious vision for the future of the profession and a path to get there with recommendations focused on differentiating pathways, preparation, and compensation.
Tell the task force what you think by completing an online survey. The survey will be open until March 22.
EarlyEdU Alliance Highlights Webinar
Family Engagement Modules for Teaching and Professional Development
Explore the six modules we developed for the National Center on Parent Family Community Engagement. Share ideas and find out from others about how you can integrate these resources into higher education course work, professional development activities, and system development.
Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019 Time: 10:00-10:30 a.m. PST /1:00-1:30 p.m. ET
Register for the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
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May 20-22, 2019
EarlyEdU Faculty and State Team Institute Cedarbrook Lodge Seattle, WA