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What can we do to empower teachers in early childhood to ensure all children get a quality education?
Our guest today is Rhian Evans Allvin, CEO of NAEYC, the largest organization of early childhood professionals in the US. She has a new initiative to do just that.
Power to the Profession powertotheprofession.org was established as a national collaboration to define the early childhood education profession (birth through age 8) across states and settings, and establish a framework for career pathways knowledge and competencies, qualifications, standards, accountability, and compensation.
Rhian Evans Allvin has been guiding the strategic direction of NAEYC and overseeing daily operations since 2013. Before joining NAEYC, Evans Allvin was a guiding force in Arizona’s early childhood movement for more than 15 years, including serving as CEO of Arizona’s First Things First initiative.
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