National Association
for the Education
of Young Children

Promoting high-quality learning by connecting practice, policy, and research
About Us

Together We

Deepen Our Knowledge

Gain inspiration for your practice as an early childhood educator with our high-quality, research-based books and resources.

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Meet and Grow

Connect with your peers at one of our events and get the latest research, best practices, and tools. Ready to supercharge yourself right now?  Our Annual Conference is just around the corner.

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Ensure Quality for Children and Educators

Meet national standards of quality! Equip your program with tools that provide the best learning experiences for young children, and provide student educators with the highest quality professional preparation.

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Teaching Young Children

Teaching Young Children, our award-winning magazine for classroom educators, highlights current thinking on best practices in early childhood education, innovations in the field, research and its implications, and interesting ideas for and from preschool teachers.