Our Mission is to promote, support,& expand quality & professionalism in early childhood programs and services for Hawaii’s children (0-8) and their families.
HAEYC Professional Development Series May 25, 2013
In partnership with the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Children’s Center, HAEYC is offering a series of workshops with Hedda Sharapan in support of professional development on May 24 & 25, 2013. The topic: How did Fred Rogers approach STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) concepts in his factory videos and field trips – and [...]
HAEYC Project Accepted for HELDS RFP
The proposal that HAEYC submitted to P-3 Initiative’s HELDS RFP, “Continuum of Learning, Birth to Kindergarten,” has been accepted as a project to develop resource materials for the Hawai‘i Early Learning and Development Standards (HELDS). Mahalo Nui to the P-3 Initiative!
A Message from the Executive Office on Early Learning
Dear Friends, Today, both School Readiness (SB1093 CD1) and the Constitutional Amendment (SB1084 CD1) have passed House and Senate Floor votes! It’s been an exciting journey this legislative session. We have taken the first steps toward our long-term early childhood education program and early learning system. The journey begins with codification of the state’s commitment [...]
Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge (RTT-ELC) Announcement
The majority of 2013 Race to the Top Funds will go towards the second Early Learning Challenge, the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced earlier this week. From the total Race to the Top appropriations, approximately $370 million will be available this year for state early learning challenge grants to [...]
Join Us in Sending A Big Package of Thank You Letters to the President!
As you know from our recent update, President Obama has called for an historic investment in an early childhood education plan for children from birth to age five. We need your immediate help to gain momentum behind this proposal. Together with our partners from the Strong Start for Children – Building America’s Future campaign, we will be [...]