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From the Blog

Managing Legal Risks In Early Childhood Programs

Join us in welcoming Holly Elissa Bruno to Mobile for an all-day training event – Managing Legal Risks in Early Childhood Programs Early childhood educators make decisions with legal ramifications daily. Few of us are trained as attorneys and not many of us can afford a lawyer on retainer. Learn how to prevent and address legal […]

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Celebrating Holidays in Early Childhood Programs

Holiday celebrations can be wonderful opportunities for children to learn about traditions and values that are cherished parts of people’s lives. But many early childhood professionals wonder what holidays to celebrate in their program or classroom and how to respect the cultures represented by all children. Many parents too, wonder why programs celebrate specific holidays […]

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School Readiness: A Conceptual Framework

“School readiness encompasses children, schools and families as they acquire the competencies required for a smooth transition and interaction with the other dimensions of the paradigm. The paradigm of school readiness is made up of three dimensions – a child’s readiness for school, a school’s readiness for children, and the family’s readiness for school. Of the three dimensions, children’s readiness […]

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