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The District of Columbia Association for the Education of Young Children (DCAEYC) is the D.C. Affiliate Chapter of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

 

NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.

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4224 6th Street, SE

Washington, DC 20032

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EVENTS

March

DCAEYC Annual Meeting

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm

POSTPONED UNTIL MAY 6TH

Educare of Washington, DC

640 Anacostia Ave NE

Washington, DC 20019

 

Join us for light refreshments and updates on:

The State of DCAEYC  

DCAEYC Nominations and Elections

Fair Compensation for the ECE Workforce 

The Early Educator Fellowship - New Program! 

DC Early Educator Experience

And more!

*Special Opportunity* FREE Online Course for Early Childhood Educators!

  • Registration: March 11-March 26, 2020 

  • Course Availability: April 1 - May 1, 2020

AppleTree Institute is offering a free, self-paced online course for early childhood educators and instructional leaders! The Questions, Questions, Questions online course explores using varied questions as strategies to support higher-order thinking and differentiated instruction. Learners will also receive a visual question taxonomy designed for early educators to use in their classrooms. If you’d like to learn more, visit the Questions, Questions, Questions registration page. Click here to register: https://lnkd.in/dix92Gp

 

Contact AppleTree Institute at aiq.facilitator@appletreeinstitute.org with questions.

April

Month of the Young Child   Five fun-filled, themed days each week to celebrate our youngest learners!

 The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by NAEYC to spotlight early learning, young children, their teachers, families, and communities.  The DC Early Learning Community designates April as the Month of the Young Child

Celebrate each day of the week in April with these themes:

Music Monday-Sing, dance, make music 

Tasty Tuesday-Cook, share, eat 

Work Together Wednesday- Build together 

Artsy Thursday-Think, problem solve, create 

Family Friday-Celebrate families 

Visit WOYC for more resources.

DC Early Educators Experience 

Saturday, April 4, 2020, 9:00 am-5:00 pm

Ronald Regan Building and Trade Center

1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Washington, DC 20004

Join us for a day to celebrate some of the most valuable professionals in our city. To kick off Month of the Young Child in April, DCAEYC is partnering with the Bainum Family Foundation, the D.C. Family Childcare Association, and the District of Columbia Head Start Association to bring you the 2020 DC Early Educator Experience. This exciting new event connects early childhood educators who work in the District of Columbia for a full day of learning, networking, advocacy and celebration.

Learn more and register by visiting dcearlyedx.org

Under 3 DC Community & Family Fun Day

Sunday April 19, 2020, 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

African American Civil War Museum
1925 Vermont Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20001

Join the Under 3 DC Coalition as we combine learning and fun to explain the importance of quality and affordable childcare and family wellness for those under 3 in DC. This event will have children's activities, including hands on learning for babies and toddlers, story telling, drummers, information for families, snacks, and raffles. 

Planning to attend? Click here to register.

Learn more about Under 3 DC at under3dc.org.

May

DCAEYC Annual Meeting

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Educare of Washington, DC

640 Anacostia Ave NE

Washington, DC 20019

 

Join us for light refreshments and updates on:

The State of DCAEYC  

DCAEYC Nominations and Elections

Fair Compensation for the ECE Workforce 

The Early Educator Fellowship - New Program! 

DC Early Educator Experience

And more!

Click here to register.