NAEYC Thought Leaders in Early Childhood Webinar Series

October – December, 2013

Gain insight and access to some of the most prominent thought leaders in the early childhood field today. Sponsored by Walden University’s Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership, the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Thought Leaders in Early Childhood webinar series explores a wide range of topics, trends, and best practices in the field.

Join us for one or all of the following events:

Dr. Clancy Blair, professor of applied psychology in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, discusses “Promoting the Development of Self-Regulation in Young Children” on Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. Eastern time.

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Dr. Catherine Snow, a psychologist who has studied language and literacy acquisition in bilingual and monolingual children, will discuss “Facilitating Language Development in Young Children” on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. Eastern time.

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Dr. Robert C. Pianta, founding director of the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) at the University of Virginia and a professor in both the Curry School of Education and in the Department of Psychology, discusses “Measuring Classroom Quality” on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. Eastern time.

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Listen to an EduTalk radio interview about the webinar series.

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University, a National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)–accredited institution, is proud to be a year-round sponsor of NAEYC, the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children.

Walden University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs. As a recognized standard of excellence in professional education for the preparation of teachers, administrators, and other preK–12 school professionals, NCATE accreditation ensures that the institution has met rigorous national standards set by the profession and members of the public. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses offered to preK–12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.

Source: National Association for the Education of Young Children and Walden University

Available at: http://www.waldenu.edu/about/events/webinars/education/early-childhood-series

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