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    Dear Administrators and Directors,      We are emailing to ask that you forward this email and the survey link below to early childhood/early childhood special education teachers.    We greatly appreciate your time in sending this to your ...

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    Not no specific info for the kiddos, but Self Reg by Stuart Shanker is wonderful, and his website https://self-reg.ca/ has some support. I am planning to take the self-reg for early childhood development at some point. There are some books specific to ...

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    APPLY NOW to join the DEC Personnel Preparation Committee!! Personnel Preparation Committee The DEC Personnel Preparation Committee (PPC) is recruiting  up to two members (one professional, one doctoral student) . Consider expanding your service ...

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    Are you passionate about how we prepare the next generation of EI/ECSE professionals?  Do you dream about how best to support the professional development needs of our current workforce??  Do you have experience and expertise in these areas that you want ...

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    The DEC Family Committee is recruiting members and we've extended the deadline to apply! The DEC Family Committee functions as a necessary and significant arm of the DEC Executive Office, formed to highlight and promote family engagement within the organization, ...

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    Hello all , Are you interested in sharing your thoughts on whether a  national lead teacher certification system  for early childhood educators would be possible? We invite you to participate in a short (about 20 minute) survey! Who should take ...

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    Curriculum based measures work well if you have pre-K in your building and you are assessing children in your building based on what they are doing in their classroom's curriculum to see their progress, as well as evaluating the effectiveness of instruction ...

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    I am serving as Treasurer for our Virginia subdivision. I am looking for information around what other subdivisions are doing to generate revenue for your state DEC. I am looking for success stories as to how you all are doing this in your state. We could ...

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    Hello Teachers, Teacher Assistants/Aides, and Paraprofessionals!     My name is Melissa Jackson, I am a Doctoral Candidate at Hunter College in New York City, and I am currently completing my dissertation. I am conducting a research study to ...

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    Call for nominations for DISES 2021 Award Nominate a worthy colleague!! The Division of International Special Education and Services (DISES) seeks nominations for a special award. DISES will recognize a professional who has made a significant ...

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