|About||Twenty One years ago,the symposium was created for the New England Association for the Education of Young Children's Annual Conference. "And We're Back!"|
|Mission||The Mission of the New England Symposium On Play (NESOP) has been to create, develop, design and implement a Three Hour Symposium that includes theory, research and practice as well as the opportunity for attendees to explore, discuss, experience and reflect on the impact and importance of play.|
The New England Symposium On Play(NESOP) grew from a request by the New England Association for the Education of Young Children. It is a three hour symposium that reflects theory, research and practice related to the importance of play in the lives of young children.
The First, 1996, New England Association for the Education of Young Children’s Annual Conference, Newport Rhode Island: “Play: A Multifaceted View: A view of play through the lens of a kaleidoscope. with Dr. Roberta R. Collard” (University of Massachusetts at Amherst).
Twenty One Years later, we are still playing!