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ECE Advocacy 101: You're Either at the Table or on the Menu

Rae Pica with Suzanne Gellens, Aaron Carrara, Kristen Kerr, Sandra Giarde

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There are so many challenges that hinder ECE professionals from successfully advocating for continued support, that many are inclined to simply not participate. However, as one of our guests says, "you're either at the table or on the menu." Fortunately, there are new ways to advocate and simple steps that any ECE professional can take to ensure support for the field.

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Early Childhood Education: The Road Ahead

Rae Pica with Kimberly Tice, Suzanne Gellens, Aaron Carrara, Kristen Kerr

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Early childhood educators are accustomed to being ignored by policy makers and even the rest of the education profession. Perhaps this will change as a result of the Department of Education's Early Learning Challenge. In this segment we ask education leaders from around the nation to weigh in on what this new program means to the early childhood sector.

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Strategies for Supporting Dual Language Learners

Jerlean Daniel and Rae Pica with Karen Nemeth, Ed.M.

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The ability to teach dual language learners is becoming increasing important as our demographics shift across the nation. In this segment our guest clarifies misconceptions on the topic and shares practical strategies.

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Who Will Save Kindergarten?

Jerlean Daniel and Rae Pica with Vivian Gussin Paley

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Our guest continues to sound the alarm that play in being pushed out of kindergarten to the detriment of the children. In the segment Vivian offers suggestion for pushing back against the system.

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