2019 MNAFEE Fall Regionals
MNAFEE is teaming with the Jeffers Foundation:
MNAFEE is teaming with the Jeffers Foundation to bring nature-based learning to every corner of Minnesota. Join us to learn how to build educator, parent, and care-giver enthusiasm for bringing early childhood education into the outdoor classroom. Experts from Jeffers will offer insights to build observational skills and love of nature-based learning. Participants will be introduced to Team Teaching with Mother Nature and learn about Jeffers resources.
The afternoon session will focus on parent education with an interactive session facilitated by a regional educator or Katy Smith, Parent Educator and 2011 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
Workshops will be presented in locations across Minnesota from September 20 to December 13.
Register online at www.mnafee.org.
Registration Fees: $50 for MNAFEE members - $60 for non-members
Dress for the weather and plan to be outside for half of the morning.
Materials, morning refreshments and lunch
are included in the workshop.
CANCELLED: October 30: Fergus Falls
November 15 (Friday): Grand Rapids
December 5 (Thursday): New Ulm
December 13 (Friday): Stillwater
(NEW!) Apply by Sept 20 - Speak up for ECFE!
Governor's Children's Cabinet Advisory Council
There are 15 seats available. MNAFEE members are encouraged to apply, especially those with parent education experience who serve greater Minnesota. The Advisory Council will make recommendations to, and help to support engagement with, the Children’s Cabinet. Members will be asked to focus on equity and addressing the opportunity gap from a whole family, whole system approach. Click here for more information about the Advisory Council and its charge.
Applications may be submitted online. Please contact MNAFEE (LV4MNAFEE@gmail.com) if you have any questions.
The Advisory Council seeks to have representation from the following:
HOW TO APPLY: Visit the Open Positions page. Scroll down to find the correct Agency/Board/Council., Choose the correct seat type, and click button that says APPLY. The system will walk you through creating an application profile.
Please partner with the National Parenting Education Network in working to promote parenting education in entertainment media by completing an important short survey HERE by Sept 30.
A book can change a child's life.
The early childhood community is coming together to help children at the border. Download the poster below to share in your community today.
Read more in the Southwest Journal.
ECFE Brochure - click the image to print.
Prenatal to Three Policy Forum
Click here to view archived webcasts and download agendas from past policy forums.
MN OFFICE OF THE LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR EVALUATION OF EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAMS
CLICK HERE TO SEE THE REPORT.
CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE MCEA-MNAFEE RESPONSE TO THE OLA REPORT.
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