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The South Suburban Chapter is dedicated to serving and acting on behalf of the needs, rights, and well-being of all young children and their families in the South Suburban Region, with special emphasis on developmental and educational services and resources that foster the growth and development of the membership in their work with, and on behalf of, young children.

Professional Development

Twice a year the South Suburban Chapter hosts a Professional Develpment In-Service addressing current training needs and topics. 

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Children's Performance

Twice a year the South Suburban Chapter hosts a Field Trip outing enhancing children's love of music and discovery.

Director's Networking Luncheon

Each Fall, Winter and Spring we gather together various Directors to enjoy a guest speaker, lunch, advocacy issues, and to network with other school Directors. Different centers take turns hosting each luncheon and future topics are developed at each meeting. Check Back Soon for Our Next Meeting

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The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers, and families.  WOYC will be April 8–12, 2019! The Week of the Young Child™ is an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), the world's largest early childhood education association, with nearly 60,000 members and a network of 50 local, state, and regional Affiliates.

The purpose of the Week of the Young Child™ is to focus public attention on the needs of young children and their families and to recognize the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs.

We're so excited for a week-long celebration of our youngest learners! Start planning your celebration today. Go to https://www.naeyc.org/events/woyc/plan-your-event and get started! There are ideas for Music Monday, Tasty Tuesday, Work Together Wednesday, Artsy Thursday and Family Friday. Celebrate young children and their families with hands-on activities encouraging movement and healthy lifestyles through music, food, and art.

The South Suburban Chapter of ilaeyc would like to recognize your dedication to young children and their families. Share your activity with us by describing it in 50 words or less, include up to three pictures and fax it to Donna Gebbia at 708.425.5215. Submit it by May 1st to be entered in a drawing to win one of three $25 Target Gift Cards. All entries will be shared on the South Suburban Chapter of ilaeyc Facebook page.

Plan a WOYC activity for your classroom or center today!

Please visit our website http://illinoisaeyc.org/south-suburban to learn more about our organization and future events.

South Suburban Chapter of ilaeyc WOYC Committee

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