Play, Policy, and Practice Interest Forum (PPPIF) of NAEYC 2014 Annual Leadership & Business Meeting

Play, Policy, and Practice Interest Forum (PPPIF) of NAEYC

2014 Annual Leadership & Business Meeting

 Brief Agenda  

(Click to download FULL minutes)  NAEYC 2014 PPPIF Minutes

Date: Friday, November 7, 2014     Time: 6:00 – 8:00PM

Location: Omni Hotel, Fair Park 1

Attendees with Emails:  NAEYC PPP Nov14 Attendees (click to download)

 Introductions and Announcements:Jim welcomed Krista Murphy candidate for the NAEYC Governing Board and Deb Cassidy candidate for NAEYC President, both shared support for play.

Members were invited to get to know each other while playing with the materials and to please complete the PPPIF Survey. (PPPIF Nov14 Survey Data(click to download)


Karan Marshall encouraged people to submit proposals for 20 minute sessions at the History Seminar.

Deb Shein invited collaboration between the Spirituality, Nature, PPP Interest Forums to submit a joint proposal for the 2015 conference in Orlando.

Jim Johnson and Marcia Nell will serve as the two new lead facilitators for PPPIIF.

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Approval of Minutes from 2013 PPP Business Meeting

Information about PPPIF & Current Committee Structure: Jim shared a brief history and mission of PPPIF

Highlights of 2014 Conference Presentations:

  1. Research Roundtables:
  2. Play & Social Justice:
  3. Author’s Panel: The Play Imperative – (Friday, Nov. 7 – 8:00-9:30AM)
  4. The Play Experience: A Tool to Promote & Strengthen Family Attitudes & Relationships (Wed. Nov 5, 8:30-11:30AM)
  5. From Play to Practice: (Friday Nov 7, 8:00-9:30AM)

2015 Annual Conference, Orlando

Topics for 2015 proposals were brainstormed with the following workshops suggested. Persons with asterisks (*) next to their names are asked to lead the effort to submit the proposal to NAEYC.

2014 Patricia Monighan Nourot Award – Olga Jarrett  Nourot award DSC_0014

 2014 Edgar Klugman Award – City of Cambridge Healthy Parks and Playground Task Force (for play research and leadership in the field of early childhood education) Bobby Brown

2014 PPPIF Graduate Student Award – Mary Mahoney-Ferster Graduate Student Award DSC_0025

Nominations for 2015 Awards: Contact Jim Johnson

PPPIF Committees Meet and Report Goals for the Year:  Affiliate/State Interest Forum Committee, Research Committee:Technology/Website/Communication Committee, Policy Committee, Practice/Knowledge Base Committee, Vision Committee


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