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Time Management: Making Time for What Matters Most

by Marleen Barrett

March 27, 2015

Editor’s Note: Does your early childhood program present the professional demeanor reflective of an organization that provides exceptional learning experiences for young children? McCormick Center faculty and staff will reflect on the topic of professionalism and how it relates to the field of early care and education in blog posts over the next several weeks. […]

Call Me, Maybe? Phone-based Customer Service

by Ewa Pyrek

March 20, 2015

Editor’s Note: Does your early childhood program present the professional demeanor reflective of an organization that provides exceptional learning experiences for young children? McCormick Center faculty and staff will reflect on the topic of professionalism and how it relates to the field of early care and education in blog posts over the next several weeks. […]

Are You a VIP? Yes, You Are!

by Kathy Rousseau

March 6, 2015

Editor’s Note: Does your early childhood program present the professional demeanor reflective of an organization that provides exceptional learning experiences for young children? McCormick Center faculty and staff will reflect on the topic of professionalism and how it relates to the field of early care and education in blog posts over the next several weeks. […]

140 Characters + Me: Leveraging Twitter for Advocacy

by Kara Lehnhardt

February 17, 2015

Editor’s Note: Part of your job as an early childhood leader is to spark conversations and raise awareness about the importance of early care and education. But for many of us, the word “advocacy” seems intimidating and hard to manage. Throughout the next several weeks the McCormick Center will publish blog posts that provide some […]

Early Childhood Advocacy for Dummies | Part 2

by Tarah Kadzielawski

February 8, 2015

Editor’s Note: Part of your job as an early childhood leader is to spark conversations and raise awareness about the importance of early care and education. But for many of us, the word “advocacy” seems intimidating and hard to manage. Throughout the next several weeks the McCormick Center will publish blog posts that provide some […]

Early Childhood Advocacy for Dummies | Part 1

by TARAH KADZIELAWSKI

February 8, 2015

Editor’s Note: Part of your job as an early childhood leader is to spark conversations and raise awareness about the importance of early care and education. But for many of us, the word “advocacy” seems intimidating and hard to manage. Throughout the next several weeks the McCormick Center will publish blog posts that provide some […]

Engaging Diverse Families in Your Early Childhood Program

by Wendy Guerrero-Rivera

January 30, 2015

Editor’s Note: Winter brings a diverse collection of celebrations. As our nation’s demographics shift and blur the once distinctive cultural lines, these holidays offer time for reflection on diversity’s role in early childhood education. Throughout the next several weeks, the McCormick Center will publish blog posts that highlight cultural diversity and offer tips to administrators […]

The Value of Culture in Your Family Partnerships

by Lorena Rodriguez

January 22, 2015

HOW TO DEVELOP A CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING WITHIN YOUR PROGRAM Editor’s Note: Winter brings a diverse collection of celebrations. As our nation’s demographics shift and blur the once distinctive cultural lines, these holidays offer time for reflection on diversity’s role in early childhood education. Throughout the next several weeks, the McCormick Center will publish blog posts […]

Getting to the Heart of Quality Teaching

by Rebecca Berlin, Chief Strategy Officer, Teachstone | Guest Author

January 14, 2015

Editor’s Note: This week the McCormick Center welcomes guest blogger Rebecca Berlin.  Her post helps bring together our blog conversations from November and December as we think about how assessment and professional development come together to support teaching and learning. Program leaders’ understanding of what it means to provide quality teaching has changed quite a […]

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