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…




What is Causing the Shortage of Qualified Early Care and Education Teachers?

I love this article, it is correct in why Early Childhood can not keep qualified teachers. Professional Development will not help either especially if educators are leaving the field. It really is a waste of money, time and resources. Read the article and tell me what you think in our Early Childhood Group.

Understanding Teacher Turn-over in Early Childhood Education
By: Meg Caven

Someone finally gets it! You can not keep quality teachers in Early Childhood if you don’t pay them what they are worth. I also agree that Directors/Owners need help in understanding what teachers need so that they stay at the center.


” My New ECE Braelet!”
By: Aryana Joe

“Essentials for ECE Teachers “
By Caitlin Papin

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Themes are great! but themes must be something that the students are interested in.

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