Our Mission is to promote, support,& expand quality & professionalism in early childhood programs and services for Hawaii’s children (0-8) and their families.
NAEYC Action Alert
EXCITING NEWS! Let Your Members of Congress Know to Support Start Strong for America’s Children Act Today Senator Harkin (Iowa) along with Representatives George Miller (California) and Richard Hanna (New York) introduced legislation – Start Strong for America’s Children. This bipartisan-sponsored legislation will accelerate the existing commitment of federal, state and local programs for young […]
The Federal Government is Open – So is a Window of Opportunity
A message from NAEYC: After 16 days of a federal government shutdown, an agreement has been reached that includes temporarily lifting the debt ceiling and continuing funding at sequestration levels. While only a temporary resolution, the agreement also requires serious budget negotiations for the remainder of this fiscal year and the long term. We need […]
CYD Creativity Contest
Senator Suzanne Chun Oakland and Children & Youth Day are having a creativity contest. Check out the details below. The submission deadline is November 15, 2013.
SENATE COMMITTEE PASSES REAUTHORIZATION OF CHILD CARE DEVELOPMENT FUND
Last week the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) marked up a Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCDBG) reauthorization bill. The bill – which does not make funding increases because it is an authorizing bill – would make several changes. Here are some highlights: Health and safety standards: States would […]
Be a Candidate for Your Local HAEYC Chapter
All positions for all chapters are available. Nominations happen in August, campaigns are in October and November, then elections are in December of this year. Please contact us with your interest.