National Association for the Education of Young Children
Founded in 1926, The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world's largest organization working on behalf of young children with nearly 80,000 members, a national network of more than 300 state and local Affiliates, and a growing global alliance of like-minded organizations.
Tom and Lisa Murphy created Ooey Gooey Inc. (originally The Learning Through Adventure Company) in 1997 in order to bring high-energy, informative, meaningful, exciting seminars and workshops to the early childhood educational community. Visit her website for articles on play, activities, and other great information and ideas.
Sharron Krull is a passionate, enthusiastic, and inspiring Early Childhood Educator. Her special rapport with children stems from her positive attitude toward life, her in-depth training and her rewarding experiences while teaching kids, training teachers, and speaking all over the country about early childhood related topics. Visit her website for articles, activities and resources.
Dr. Jean Feldman’s noteworthy educational career has spanned more than 40 years. Dr. Feldman inspires teachers across the country with her engaging songs and creative activities that help make teaching and learning FUN!
National Association of Family Child Care
The National Association for Family Child Care is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting quality child care by strengthening the profession of family child care.
Every other month, the Crosswalks project develops and distributes a new Care Package of resources related to cultural, linguistic and/or ability diversity. Each Care Package includes announcements of upcoming professional development opportunities (e.g., Crosswalks Talks), evidence-based content resources, and instructional resources for use in teaching or training.
Steve Spangler Science
Nobody has more fun teaching science than Steve Spangler. He earned his credentials as a science author, teacher, professional speaker, toy designer and an Emmy award-winning television personality. But, he remains a big kid at heart as he teaches people how to launch potatoes, whip up the perfect batch of slime and turn an ordinary bottle of soda into an erupting geyser of fun.
Alliance for Childhood
The Alliance for Childhood promotes policies and practices that support children’s healthy development, love of learning, and joy in living.