CCEI July 2022 Newsletter
Community Building
When you think about the word community, what comes to mind? Perhaps you envisioned your town, a specific neighborhood within your city, or a special place you visit when you travel. Maybe you thought about a particular group of people connected by common interests or characteristics. Truth be told, community is one of those words that can be defined in several ways, but is better understood when it is experienced. Learn More
Characteristics of Positive Communities
Building Community with Children
Building Community with Families
Building a Team Community
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CCEI Student Spotlight
Zeinah Crawley
South Carolina
I am honored to be a recipient of the Endeavor CDA scholarship program E is for Excellent, which enabled me to pursue my CDA certification with ChildCare Education Institute’s online Self-Study CDA program. The materials presented were very detailed and informative. My education coach and the entire CCEI staff were knowledgeable and supportive throughout my journey. I would refer CCEI to my colleagues and anyone looking to pursue online studies in ECE.

What Community Means in Early Childhood Education

Sometimes, the idea of creating community seems like an abstract concept. It may seem more difficult than it actually is. Shifting the focus from a purely academic approach to a more social and emotional approach is the first step to building...

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