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Ch 22: CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Professional Organizations

About This Chapter

Early childhood education would not be what it is today without the support of professional organizations. Check out the history of these organizations as you bone up for the CEOE Early Childhood Education Test.

CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Professional Organizations - Chapter Summary

Take the time to go over the history of some of the professional organizations who have shaped our educational system. As you make your way through this chapter, you will discover all of the details about the following groups:

  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)
  • American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
  • Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)
  • National Education Association (NEA)
  • Other field-specific professional organizations in education

To help establish a timeline in your head about these organizations and their contributions to the educational system, our instructors have put together some entertaining lessons that will provide you with a breakdown of each of these organizations, including information about activism, membership requirements, and so forth. You can review facts about these organizations on our site through your desktop or laptop, and you can also watch any of our videos on the go, since we host a mobile-friendly site. That's right - your user dashboard on our site lets you study for the CEOE Early Childhood Education Test whenever and wherever it fits your schedule.

CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Professional Organizations Chapter Objectives

As a subject-specific educator in Oklahoma preparing for the CEOE Early Childhood Education Test, you should know that you will have 240 minutes to answer all 81 questions on this exam. The bulk of the questions will be in the selected-response framework, but one question requires you to draft your own answer.

One of the three subareas for this test covers information about education programs related to early childhood development, and some of the questions from that subarea will ask about the historical changes that have happened to educational programs. To provide sufficient answers for these questions, you will need to understand the role that certain professional organizations have played in relation to endorsing education for children. This chapter can help you better understand how these organizations played and continue to play pivotal roles in the forming of our education system.

5 Lessons in Chapter 22: CEOE Early Childhood Ed: Professional Organizations
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National Education Association (NEA): Overview, Membership Requirements & Activism

1. National Education Association (NEA): Overview, Membership Requirements & Activism

The National Education Association (NEA) is a major force in the world of American education. Watch this lesson to find out what the NEA is, what it does, what its core values are, who can become a member, and how to join.

American Federation of Teachers (AFT): Overview, Membership Requirements & Activism

2. American Federation of Teachers (AFT): Overview, Membership Requirements & Activism

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) provides many benefits to its members across the country. In this lesson, we'll explore the AFT, including how to join, the structure of the organization, and its mission and work across the United States.

Field-Specific Professional Organizations in Education

3. Field-Specific Professional Organizations in Education

Joining a professional education organization can provide educators with all sorts of benefits. But how can a teacher find an association in his or her content area? Watch this lesson for the benefits of field-specific organizations and how to find one.

Role of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

4. Role of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

In this lesson, we'll explore the role and history of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, one of the country's foremost advocates for early childhood education.

Role of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)

5. Role of the Association for Childhood Education International (ACEI)

In this lesson, we explore the formation and role of the Association for Childhood Education International, one of the most high-profile children's advocate organizations in the world today.

Chapter Practice Exam
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