by Dale Ho
It's no secret that early childhood educators play a key role in the most formative years of a child's life, the early years. Yet for many the reality is that things like salaries simply do not reflect the importance of this profession. This alone can have a domino effect on the industry. Early education undoubtedly faces many challenges today.
So how can we best describe the multi-faceted role of the early childhood educator.
We are advocates, there to champion the needs of the child.
Experts in every aspect in the development of the whole child.
We are facilitators, communicators, creators and innovators.
We are partners in learning
We are filled with compassion and understanding and have the patience of Job.
Our job is to nurture.
We are professionals by trade and leaders in the industry...we are Early Childhood Educators.