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early childhood education has shown what many teachers already know: the
earliest years of learning are among the most critical. Young children have
tremendous intellectual and social capacity, not only to become prepared for
elementary school, but also to participate as citizens. At the heart
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Graduate and Bachelor's Degree Completion ProgramsSaturday, April 26, 2014Join us and learn how a degree from Lesley University will help you achieve your academic and career goals »
This year's June Fox Lecture will feature Mariana Souto-Manning, who will speak on Good Teaching for All: Critical Pedagogy and Multicultural Education with Our Youngest Students. Thursday, April 10, at 6:30 PM in University Hall. More information »
I just checked...[and] I officially have my initial license. I couldn't have asked for a better program than Lesley these past two and a half years! --Jessica B.
Join us for our 2014 workshop series! Free and open to the public, 1815 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA. Learn more...
Read about the 2013 Early Childhood Innovations workshop: Storytelling and Story Acting »Read about the 2013 Early Child Innovations workshop: Children as Citizens »