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January 30, 2013
Honored: Children's Music Ledgen Ella Jenkins...
January 17, 2013
Jenkins To Receive Lifetime Achievement Opening Minds Award for Pioneering Pathways in Music Education for Children
New Survey Finds Opening Minds Early Care and Education Services as Highly Effective and Transforming
January 08, 2013
CHICAGO -- Most experts agree that high quality early childhood education experiences begin with a teacher who understands how young children learn and develop.(Full Report Finding)
Our Hearts Go Out to the Families in Connecticut
Article written by Gail Conway, CEO, Chicago Metro AEYC
May 20, 2009
On May 30, early childhood professionals who care for our youngest children during their most formative years will come together for a day of learning at Chicago Metro AEYC’s 4th annual Head to Toe: The Midwest Interactive Infant-Toddler Conference™
May 15, 2008
Noted Psychology Expert Dr. David B. Chamberlain to Address Violence at the “Head to Toe” Conference Presented by Chicago Metro AEYC on May 31, 2008.
Media Alert: Over 400 Early Childhood Professionals Expected to Attend Head to Toe the Midwest Interactive Infant Toddler Conference May 31, 2008
May 20, 2008
Chicago’s recent wave of violence is a public health crisis for its children, according to some health experts. The media refer to it as “an epidemic of violence.” Noted psychology expert Dr. David B. Chamberlain will present the Keynote Speech “The Baby Behind the Gun—Getting to the Roots of Violence,” which will address the recent violence in Chicago and touch on how we can best interrupt the cycle of violence and protect our children.
Early Childhood Education News
January 18, 2013 by Joy Resmovits, Huffington Post Education
Survey, Evaluation and Research Reports
Chicago Metro AEYC in the News
Education Week - Janurary 18, 2013
Chicago Principal Evaluations Based Half on Student Growth
Starting this year, student gains will count for half of Chicago's principals' evaluations, the school district announced yesterday.
Exchange Magazine - March/April 2009
Where are We Headed with Center Accreditation?
Gail Conway, CEO of Chicago Metro AEYC, is quoted in this trend report about NAEYC Accreditation and Quality Rating Systems.
NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams - April 9, 2009
Jump Start to Education Stalled
Mark Ginsberg, Executive Director of NAEYC, speaks about the importance of early childhood education.
Chicago Parent - January 17, 2007
Learning to Play, Playing to Learn: Play Sparks Creativity, Problem Solving and Self-Esteem
Chicago Metro AEYC's CEO, Gail Conway, is quoted in this article about the importance of play in children's development.
Position Statements and Where We Stand
As the local affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, Chicago Metro AEYC supports these statements on early childhood education practice, policy, and/or professional development. (view statements)
Chicago Metro AEYC's History
Chicago Metro AEYC has a long history and has been pioneering new pathways to quality education for all children from birth to age eight since 1926. For detailed information about the organization and its inception, please read our history.