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Mission Statement: ILAEYC Northern Illinois University Chapter is a non-profit, membership organization promoting high quality early learning for young children and their families. We are a service-based group who strive to work together with our community to advocate for the rights, needs, and well-being of young children and educate individuals working with young children.

Introducing to you our Board Members:

Co-Faculty Advisors: Dr. Myoung Jung and Dr. Natalie Young

President: Taylor Kimble

Vice President: Jessica Sanders

Co-Secretaries: Anna Sieracka and Haley Kinnamon

Treasurer: Lavell Ballard

Fundraising Coordinator: Cooper Theriault

Upcoming Events:

Student Panel - Tuesday October 8th at 5:00PM 

During the student panel the younger students will be able to ask senior students questions. They will be able to ask questions about things such as clinical, the program, student teaching, and so much more! Please visit our Facebook page ( NIU Chapter - Ilaeyc ) for more information and the room number. 

Read with Kinder - October 18th at 10:00AM

We will be attending a local school to read and work with a class of Kindergarten. We will read a book with a student and do an extension activity. The students will be able to keep the books when we finish. 

Educator Panel - Wednesday October 30th at 5:00PM

At this event the board members will bring in current teachers, administration, and other professionals working in the field currently. Then during this time members of the organization will be able to ask “real life” questions. Students will also have an opportunity to learn what employers look for during interviews and so much more! Please visit our Facebook page ( NIU Chapter - Ilaeyc ) for more information and the room number. 

Week of the Young Child - April 13th - 17th, 2020

The events of this week are still to be determined.

October 2019
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
29 30 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 Student Panel Tue, October 8, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 Read with Kinder Fri, October 18, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 Educator Panel Wed, October 30, 2019 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM 31 1 2