Creating Gender Inclusive Preschools
What is an early childhood educator to do when a new student, a bright-eyed boy, walks into the classroom wearing a dress and all he wants to do is play with dolls in the dress up corner? Or, one day another student, a girl, says she feels like a boy?
Such scenarios, once uncommon, are frequently occurring in... Read Article
If you are an early childhood teacher, parent, or desire to see New Mexico's young children thrive, this opportunity is for you!
The 8th Annual Early Childhood Public Policy and Parent Advocacy Leadership Institute will be held in Santa Fe on Monday, January 15th through Wednesday, January 17th, 2018!
The popular Early Childhood Public Policy (ECPP)... Read Article
Early childhood teachers, directors, and other early care professionals make up the foundation of our community. They work tirelessly to ensure that our young children are valued, nurtured, and ready to tackle their world... Read Article
On Saturday, June 24th, early childhood professionals were able to interact with the concepts of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) with a workshop hosted by STEMscopes Early Explorer™ and NMAEYC. View the full video of the event here!
What is the audience for this event?
Preschool teachers and... Read Article
I am so honored to be a part of our New Mexico Affiliate of National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). When I was reviewing my experiences up to this part of my life on this subject, the Week of the Young Child, I have noticed that I have always regarded childhood as an important chapter for adulthood; and as I have moved... Read Article
NMAEYC members are invited to vote for the candidate of their choice for our open positions on the NMAEYC Board! All members will receive an email with the link to vote available. If you need a paper ballot or did not receive the voting link, please call us at (505) 243-5437. Voting has begun and will end April 30, 2017!
Review each of the... Read Article
Amy Lang (center) presenting on the topic of child sexuality.
Though she had a master’s in adult learning and several years’ experience counseling others on reproductive health, Amy Lang was stumped when her 4-year-old said to her, “it feels good to touch my penis,” right before he jumped in the bath.
“I didn’t have... Read Article
It’s a new year and there’s a new president for both the nation and NMaeyc.
In 2017, NMaeyc members will welcome a new leader to helm their nonprofit organization.
Laura Docterman will be NMaeyc’s 39th president.
She begins her tenure early. Though originally slated to assume the position in July, the board of directors approved... Read Article
Dear potential donor and early childhood advocate!
Today, on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, The New Mexico Association for the Education of Young Children (NMAEYC) is participating in #GivingTuesdayNM, part of the global day of giving -- #GivingTuesday.What is #GivingTuesdayNM?
Last year was the first statewide initiative in New Mexico, and more than 100 nonprofits in 11... Read Article
The Case for High Quality Child Care - for Children, for Families, and for Business REGISTER for FREE TODAY!
Ensuring Quality Child Care in New Mexico:
Strengthening NM's Child Care Policy and Engaging Business Leader Champions
Saturday, October 22, 2016
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