Early Childhood Committee

  1. Advocate for high quality movement programs for all children three to five years of age that have a significant impact upon the psychomotor, cognitive and affective learning domains;
  2. Uphold the critical importance early learning standards play upon shaping the developmentally appropriate framework for high quality movement programs;
  3. Recognize current research  centered upon the study of early movement and physiological brain development during the critical periods of learning to impact young children’s  motor, cognitive, social and emotional development;
  4. Serve as a resource for national consensus documents addressing physical activity recommendations for early childhood;
  5. Identify early childhood professional associations as resourceful links and education partners.

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The Pennsylvania State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Inc (PSAHPERD) is a non-profit (501 c 3) education association working to promote quality programs and provide professional development in the disciplines it represents. The PSAHPERD  is committed to the continual professional growth and development of its members,  the expansion and application of the knowledge base and pedagogical constructs, and the support of the professions that encourage active healthful lifestyles by all people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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