Learn about the collaborative initiative to advance a unified early childhood education profession.
Read about this initiative focused on equity in early childhood and find other equity-related content.
Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families—from child development to reading, writing, music, math, and more!
Search an ECE degree directory, explore professional standards, and join our community of practice.
Engage with our policy agendas, advocacy resources, and current initiatives.
Learn about our work with governments and NGOs around the world to support young children and their teachers.
Increase your understanding of young children's learning and development through our extensive selection of research-based books, articles, and journals (Teaching Young Children and Young Children).
Learn about and purchase the best books and resources to support young children's learning and development.
Stay up to date with research-based, teacher-focused articles on birth to age 8 in our award-winning, peer-reviewed journal.
Discover practical tips and innovative ideas for preschool teachers in our award-winning magazine.
Enhance your career and improve your knowledge, skills, and practices with our in-person and online training.
Explore key early childhood topics such Developmentally Appropriate Practice, play, and math.
Stay up-to-date on issues in early childhood education and hear perspectives from a wide range of educators.
Learn about NAEYC’s informed positions on significant issues affecting young children’s education and development.
Register for the largest gathering of early childhood educators! The schedule is packed with the latest research, best practices, and tools in early learning.
Discover the latest research and best practices for early childhood educators at the 2019 Conference in Nashville, TN! Register now!
Empowering early childhood professionals with fresh ideas and insights to participate in and facilitate the highest quality professional development.
Join us at the members-only event and build your advocacy skills, expand your networks, and advance federal and state early childhood policy.
Celebrate young children and their families with hands-on activities encouraging movement and healthy lifestyles through music, food, and art.
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Deepen your professional knowledge wherever you are with NAEYC’s exciting webinar series and online and face-to-face training opportunities.
Discover the benefits of early childhood accreditation, learn about the four step process, find support and resources for your program or login to the accreditation portal.
Login to the Early Learning Accreditation Portal to take charge of your accreditation process.
Explore accreditation and recognition for early childhood higher education programs and discover the preparation standards for professionals.
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