In the News
Changes to New Jersey’s Manual of Requirements for Child Care Centers were formally adopted today.
The adoption notice can be accessed here.
CITE remains concerned that our recommendations, particularly those related to the use of screen time by children under two years of age, were not accepted by the Office of Licensing.
The Child Welfare Information Gateway recently published a bulletin that addresses the scope of the problem of child neglect as well as its consequences. Acts of Omission: An Overview of Child Neglect (2012) reviews definitions and strategies for assessing neglect, presents lessons learned about prevention and intervention, and suggests sources of training and informational support. Strategies for addressing neglect, beginning with prevention, are included.
YOUNG CHILDREN Article: Enhancing Practice with Infants and Toddlers from Diverse Language and Cultural Backgrounds
Article from Young Children, September 2012 Issue
by Karen N. Nemeth and Valeria Erdosi
We are pleased to provide access to an article in NAEYC’s Young Children, which was co-authored by a founding member of CITE, Valeria Erdosi-Mehaffey, and one of CITE’s good friends, Karen Nemeth. “Enhancing Practice with Infants and Toddlers from Diverse Language and Cultural Backgrounds” was featured in the September 2012 issue. Copyright © 2012 NAEYC®. Reprinted with permission.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Karen N. Nemeth, EdM, is an author and the founder of Language Castle, LLC, offering consulting and professional development on supporting dual language learners in early childhood education. She is the author of Basics of Supporting Dual Language Learners: An Introduction for Educators of Children from Birth through Age 8, published by NAEYC. Karen@LanguageCastle.com.
Valeria Erdosi, MS, is the executive director of The King’s Daughters Day School, in Plainfield, New Jersey. She is a founding member of the New Jersey Coalition of Infant/Toddler Educators and a well-known professional development provider.