Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry

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News & Information

  • First Things First Bonus Program

    February 14, 2018

    Early childhood education is important, and to reward students who have been continuing their education through the First Things First College Scholarship program, scholars may be compensated through the First Things First Bonus program....Read More

  • Potty Training in Preschool

    February 10, 2018

    One of the most important roles of an early childhood professional is to support students in their path to development. While parents are responsible to potty train their children, it is the job of the teacher to support those efforts in the classroom. ...Read More

  • Staying in Control of Your Classroom

    Scholastic - February 09, 2018

    Many new teachers find themselves overwhelmed during their first year in the classroom. So we asked Polly Greenberg, longtime ECT contributor and "Ask the Experts" columnist, to offer some advice to the teacher who wrote to us, saying she'd lost complete control of her classroom....Read More

  • Supporting Medically Fragile Children and Their Famillies

    NAEYC - February 07, 2018

    Because families are children's first teachers, and because many families hold strong cultural and religious perspectives about how their children should be cared for, clear communication that begins before the child joins the program is critical....Read More

  • Mindful and Reflective Early Childhood Educators

    The Learning Child Blog - February 06, 2018

    Early childhood educators work with our youngest children, 6 weeks to age 8 and often work with a vulnerable population. Sometimes, educators are asked to work long days making minimum wage and some have more than one job....Read More

  • Why Preschool Small Group Activities are Important

    Hi Mama - February 05, 2018

    Incorporating small group activities into your daily schedule is essential for teaching cooperation and teamwork skills to preschoolers. By creating multiple learning stations in your classroom, you will help to facilitate preschool small group activities....Read More

  • How to Provide a Language Rich Environment

    Arizona Early Childhood Network - February 04, 2018

    Speech and language development is one of the most important foundational teachings for young children. Language sets the foundation for any and all other learning modalities in a child's life....Read More