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Thanks from the Atlanta National Conference

By Kerry Drake On election night, the staff landed in Atlanta, Georgia, for the National Association of the Education of the Young Child Conference. All of us felt very fortunate to have the opportunity to go to the National Conference. This year, staff continuing-education hour requirements almost doubled, taking us to 24 hours of continuing education. Take me seriously when I say it is
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Gender Discussion with Maaike’s Class Parents

By Liz Belile Back before school started, I was helping Maaike paint her room a lovely, androgynous shade of purple, and we got to talking about feminist icon Gloria Steinem’s visit to Austin. Soon my secret past as a Women’s Studies undergrad and feminist activist came to light, and we began discussing gender as it might relate to preschoolers. Maaike thought it would make
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Co-op news from Kimberly Kent

By Kimberly Kent It is an exciting time to be at the co-op. Kids, parents, teachers and staff are all very busy. I am constantly amazed at how our community members help when and where they are needed. Because we have fewer families than in past years this has been essential. Many families have taken time out of their morning to come and prepare
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Welcome to the Blog

By Pat Sefton Welcome to our brand new blog. The intent is to present current relevant communication from the staff and board of AACNS. Hopefully the casual ability to post when inspired will keep you informed of things you might not otherwise know. I am more familiar with blurbs then blogs so my first entry will be random thoughts as we jump into this
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