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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM WITH PHONE OR TABLET Published by Redleaf Press National Association for the 10 Yorkton Court Education of Young Children St. Paul, MN 55117 1313 L Street NW, Suite 500 Washington, DC 20005-4101 © 2015 by Stacie G. Goffin All rights reserved. Unless otherwise noted on a specific page, no portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or capturing on any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher, except by a reviewer, who may quote brief passages in a critical article or review to be printed in a magazine or newspaper, or electronically transmitted on radio, television, or the Internet. First edition 2015 Cover and interior design by Jim Handrigan Typeset in Weiss Printed in the United States of America 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Goffin, Stacie G. Professionalizing early childhood education as a field of practice : a guide to the next era / Stacie G. Goffin. pages cm Summary: “Professionalizing Early Childhood Education As a Field of Practice is a tool to help everyone in early childhood education engage in serious discussions about profes- sionalizing the field. Author and thought-leader Stacie G. Goffin has written a book that contains an overview of the topic, a participant guide, a conversation workbook, and a facil- itator guide; each section supports deep thought and creative discussions about how early childhood education can move toward being a professional field of practice”—Provided by publisher. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN 978-1-60554-434-2 (paperback) 1. Early childhood teachers—Training of. 2. Early childhood teachers—Professional eth- ics. 3. Early childhood education—Study and teaching. I. Title. LB1732.3.G64 2015 372.210973—dc23 2015010358 Printed on acid-free paper COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL NAEYC Item #7232