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Kathy Murphy

Aloha to HAEYC members and friends: HAEYC’s executive director, Kathy Murphy, is back at work after a recovering from heart-bypass surgery. Thank you for the well wishes and prayers, they are very appreciated. She is happy to be back at work, and eager to get going on this year’s fall conference. We look forward to […]

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Mohala Na Pua

Mohala Na Pua: Integrating Effective Pedagogy into Early Childhood Place-Based Science Curriculum This free professional development workshop is designed to provide PK3 educators with a basic understanding of the CREDE Standards for Effective Pedagogy and a framework for developing place-based science activities. The workshop introduces basic tenets of sociocultural theory, the CREDE Standards, and an […]

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2014 Hawaii State Legislative Overview and Briefing with Steve Teves

Please Join Us on Thursday, February 20th at the Airport Honolulu Hotel-Maui Room (3401 North Nimitz Highway) (light pupus and refreshment will be served) for a 2014 Hawaii State Legislative Overview and Briefing with Steve Teves of Hawaii Public Policy Advocates. Stephen M. Teves is an attorney and the co-owner of Hawaii Public Policy Advocates, […]

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President Signs Spending Bill with Huge Gains for Early Childhood

President Obama signed into law a bipartisan spending bill on Friday, January 17 for fiscal year 2014 with almost $1.5 billion increase in early childhood. For more details on how the bill will affect early childhood education, please view NAEYC’s previous alert highlighting the allocation of funds. But there is little time to rest ….the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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EC Obesity Prevention Training

Mark your calendars: The Department of Health is offering an obesity prevention training for those who work with children 2-5 years old on August 12-13, 2013. Applications to attend will be accepted until July 26, 2013. Click here for full details.

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