NAEYC The nation's leading voice for high-quality early childhood education for children from birth though age 8
    • NAEYC Membership
      Welcome to the NEW NAEYC Membership!
      It's here! We're doubling down on our commitment to serving the early learning profession. View the video!
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      NAEYC Blog
      Back to School Essentials
      For young children—and their teachers—school should be filled with wonder and excitement! NAEYC is here to help with a rich array of resources. Here are some of our favorites—many of which are available for free online! 
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      NAEYC Blog
      Planning for an Inclusive Classroom
      Preparing young children for the inclusion of children with disabilities into the classroom.
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      NAEYC Accreditation
      Streamlined Accreditation Model
      It’s here! NAEYC’s Accreditation of Early Learning Programs is excited to announce that programs may now choose the Streamlined Accreditation Model for site visit assessments.  
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    • NAEYC Annual Conference
      Register Now!
      Registration is now open for NAEYC's 2017 Annual Conference! Join us this fall in Atlanta, GA, November 15-18!   
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      Upcoming Webinar
      Power to the Profession 
      Join us for this webinar on Thursday, September 28 at 3:30 ET to hear NAEYC’s CEO, Rhian Evans Allvin, share why now is the time to advance a unified early childhood education profession.



      Advancing the Profession
      Market Research
      In July 2017, NAEYC released new market research that identifies opportunities to ensure that parents and early childhood educators are on the same side of defining and demanding high-quality early childhood education.
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      Image of two children looking in a magnifying glassAdvancing our Goals
      Learn about our Strategic Direction
      NAEYC strives to ensure that all young children reach their full potential. Learn more about our plans as we continue to advance the early learning profession.
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    • NAEYC Higher Education
      NAEYC Launches the Early Childhood Higher Education Directory
      Students and prospective students can use this directory to search for every early childhood degree program that fit their education goals in the United States and its territories.


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      Join our early childhood community for support and inspiration.
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      Image of male child playing on a mat with toys. NAEYC Accreditation banner surrounds image of boyFind An Accredited Program
      Find high-quality child care or a preschool in your area.
      NAEYC maintains a list of programs that are currently accredited to to help you find a NAEYC-accredited program in your area. 
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      Keep up with the latest news concerning early childhood education to support and inform your advocacy on behalf of children, families and educators. 
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