The CAYL Institute, in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, is excited to welcome the 2013 cohort of our statewide Fellowship, providing participants with intensive leadership development, working partnerships, and a strong shared knowledge base with other early educators. EEFI is an outstanding opportunity for early educators to participate in a very high quality and substantive learning community.
The speakers and topics for this year’s Fellowship will be:
Saturday, March 2, 2013: Debbie LeeKeenan, Building Anti-bias Education Programs: The Leader’s Role
Saturday, April 6, 2013: Dr. Karen Mapp, The Role of Family Engagement from Birth to age Eight in Promoting School Success
Saturday, May 4, 2013: Dr. Sharon Lynn Kagan, Individual Development for Early Educators: Taking Early Learning Standards from Theory to Change to Practice
Saturday, May 18, 2013: Dr. Jacqueline Jones, Using Assessment to Individualize Teaching
The application period is closed – congratulations to all those accepted! If you missed the application period, we encourage you to apply next year. Additionally, please feel free to check back as we update the event date pages with notes and highlights from each event. Finally, please visit our discussion forum to become part of the conversation!
All meetings will be held from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM with registration starting at 8:30AM at the:
Sheraton Four Points
99 Erdman Way
Leominster, MA 01453
College Credit: Your participation in EEFI makes you eligible to receive 3 Graduate Credits from Cambridge College. The 3 credits are independent study C.A.G.S. credits and can be used towards both a Master’s and Doctorate degrees. Click here to download the forms for EEFI 2013 College Credit