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Professionalizing Early Childhood Education as a Field of Practice: A Guide to the Next Era

Professionalizing Early Childhood Education as a Field of Practice: A Guide to the Next Era

by Stacie Goffin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901605544341
Publisher: Redleaf Press
Publication date: 09/01/2015
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Stacie Goffin is a widely recognized authority in early childhood education with a passion for raising the competence of ECE as a field of practice. She received a degree in child development from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, followed by her Master’s in Early Childhood from George Washington University and her Executive Education Certification from Harvard. Stacie currently serves as the Principal of the Goffin Strategies Group, where she uses her experience consulting with educational programs to improve effectiveness and services for young children.

Rhian Evans Allvin currently serves as the Executive Director of the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Rhian formerly served as CEO of First Things First, Arizona’s ballot initiative to advance early childhood policy and quality across the state. Throughout her career she has served as a tireless advocate for children including leadership roles with Brecon Group, the Arizona Community Foundation, Libraries for the Future, and Children’s Action Alliance. She currently resides in Falls Church, Virginia with her husband and three young children.

Table of Contents

Includes the four sections listed below.

Introduction : overview of the issue, why change is needed, and why organizing as a profession is offered as the solution, including an overview of what is needed to move forward

Participant guide : shares with participants what they need to do to make conversations about changing the field of early childhood education meaningful and productive

Conversation workbook : presents central questions associated with forming early childhood education as a profession, such as choices characteristic of adaptive work, and prompts to imagine a different future for the field

Facilitator guide : assists professionals by creating an optimum context for conversations as well as guidelines for navigating conversations.

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