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Our Neighborhood Holacracy Internship

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Our Neighborhood Child Development Center (ONCDC)  adopted Holacracy in 2016 and now we are offering a unique opportunity to learn Holacracy by working with us! Interns will take on roles, attend meetings, and learn the Holacracy constitution.  As an intern you will take on 2-3 roles to do work in our organization. You will do…

Our Neighborhood ECE Internship

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Our Neighborhood Child Development Center (ONCDC) has an internship program! We are looking for energetic, open-minded interns to help foster curiosity, authenticity, and respect with young children. An Our Neighborhood intern should love working with children and believe that young children are competent individuals worthy of a loving, engaging environment. As an intern, you will…

ECE Math

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Basic math that is missing from the high-quality child care discussion.   Infants need one teacher for every four children.   One teacher’s salary at $15.00 per hour is $31,200 a year. That is $7,800 per infant annually.   The federal government defines affordable care as care that costs no more than 7% of a…

Quarterly Reflective Practice with Deb Curtis

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January 20, 2018 Deb Curtis is returning to Charlottesville to work through a reflective practice with teachers! Participating educators will commit to a year of quarterly meetings for one week day each quarter and the Saturday following. ​Each quarter, the group will meet at the observation program and begin by discussing the focus of the…

Teachers as Researchers Institute

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January 19th, 2017 Deb Curtis, co-author of Visionary Director, Learning Together with Young Children, and Designs for Living and Learning is came to Charlottesville for a three day reflective practice institute! Teacher, administrators, and teacher educators from around the country joined us to reflect on how to make learning visible, learn alongside your students, and…