Early Childhood Educators

Welcome to the Early Childhood Educators Facebook Group! We’re so happy to have you! 😀 This group is a forum for Early Childhood Educators to share ideas, discuss hard-hitting topics and a safe forum to feel supported and encouraged. We encourage people from all backgrounds to participate, and we only have a few rules.

Oh, whoops! Just in case you forgot to join, or you forgot the link — Here it is!



We have a HUGE amount of great resources that have popped up on the group, either posted by Darla the Teacher or others. You might have missed those posts, but we still have tons of awesome resources. Give us your e-mail and we’d be happy to send you something cool. 💖

Don’t worry–Darla the Teacher hates junk mail more than ANYTHING, so she’ll make sure no one gets too much mail!

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Now that everyone’s in the loop, this page is a great resource as well! Darla the Teacher loves keeping up with the latest in Early Childhood, and now she can share with you what she’s been reading! Let’s see what’s in the news…




UH receives $1.3M to support early childhood workforce in Hawai‘i University of Hawai’i News

Lock receives 1.3 million dollars from the Early Educator Investment Collaborative (EEIC). She will help increase Education and compensation equity in Hawaii’s Early Childhood System.

Can the American Families Plan help the high cost of childcare? By: By: Joe St. George

The American Families Plan wants to Expand Pre-k for ages 3 and 4 year-olds.
And raise taxes on “Americans making over $450,000 a year and couples making more than $500,000 a year.”


“ECE Degree”
By Jackie Creek

“Side Jobs”
By Dana Rose

Taking Teaching Seriously

    After reading the Guest Commentary about Early Childhood Education and the long-term effects that dropouts have on the economy, it made me think about a conversation I had with another teacher about the importance of educating young students.     Let me start from the beginning. I fear that teachers in the Early Childhood system do not…

girl and boy having fun while reading a book

School Suspensions

I also believe that African American boys’ behavior is seen differently than boys who are not African American. They might display the same behavior as other boys their age, but it is perceived differently.

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