Professional Abilities

Topics: Early childhood education, Nursery school, Kindergarten Pages: 4 (1054 words) Published: June 24, 2013
LAJUAN Y MITCHELL

GEN 200

MRS. NATALIE DOUGE

PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

There are several organizations for each professional for example: teachers, social workers, accountants and business owners just to name a few. Then there are sororities and fraternities which consist of all of these professionals in one melting pot. The professional organization which I will describe in the paper is the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). As an employee in a Child Care Facility being apart of this organization can help improve my career if I choose to become the director in a few months. The following paragraph describes the history of the organization and what it has done for the early childhood program. As a mother of 5 with 4 attending school in the public school system this organization is in the public eye and moving forward with efforts to improve the early childhood system and help teachers, parents and congress to understand how important our children's education should be to us. I can join this organization and help to change laws that can have an impact for not only my children but also grandchildren, nieces, nephews and the children that attend my Childcare facility my eyes could be open to new information, meeting people from all aspects of life at the national meetings and even go to Washington DC to help influence them to increase the funding, or make changes to existing policies regarding early childhood education.

NAEYC's mission is to serve and act on behalf of the needs, rights and well-being of all young children with primary focus on the provision of educational and developmental services and resources.

National Association for the Education of Young Children has become the nation's premier organization for early childhood professionals—setting research-based standards and providing resources to improve early childhood program...

References: NAEYC: An Overview about the organization
Retrieved: http: www.naeyc.org
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