Did you know that nearly 80% of children in Georgia who need behavioral health services don't get them? May 5th is Children's Mental Health Day, and together we can change the conversation about children's mental health, and help more kids get the services they need. Voices for Georgia's Children is launching a campaign to support children and raise awareness of … Continue reading Support Children’s Mental Health Day and help #GaKidsSpeakUp
Here are some more ECE professionals sharing what they're passionate about. What's your passion? Share what excites you about ECE in the comments, or on GAYC's page on Facebook.
Week of the Young Child is April 6 – 12, 2014 The annual celebration of Week of the Young Child will be held April 6 – 12, 2014. Start thinking about ways to honor young children and those who care for them in your community! Although Week of the Young Child (WOYC) is celebrated nationally, … Continue reading Week of the Young Child
Handling children's behavior can be one of the biggest challenges for early childhood teachers. Troubling changes in children's behavior are often the only way teachers discover that they are experiencing stress. The Children Under Stress: Understanding the Language of Behavior webinar will explore the behaviors of young children, not as "misbehavior" but as ways of expressing stress. This … Continue reading Consider attending the “Children Under Stress: Understanding the Language of Behavior” Webinar on September 17
Are you wondering what Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) looks like in Kindergarten? Do you have specific questions about how to meet core educational standards for kindergarten while also ensuring that your program is developmentally appropriate? Eva Phillips and Amy Scrinzi, authors of the NAEYC book Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice: An Introduction for Teacher of … Continue reading Book authors answer your questions about DAP in Kindergarten July 15 – 19