NAEYC Affiliate Applications
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NAEYC Affiliate Applications: Instructions and Resources
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
The association comprises nearly 60,000 individual members of the early childhood community and 52 Affiliates, some with chapters, all committed to delivering on the promise of high-quality early learning. Together, we work to achieve a collective vision: that all young children thrive and learn in a society dedicated to ensuring they reach their full potential.
NAEYC and its Affiliates are committed to a reciprocal relationship that embodies partnership as a core value, and is based on the health and capacity of sustainable, nonprofit organizations that operate with greater efficiency and effectiveness. We share a second core value in membership expansion and growth, and in creating opportunities to widen our reach to early educators, to enhance the influence our Association has on shaping a national, state and local agenda for young children, and to equip a growing and engaged membership with effective structures and processes for carrying out the work of our collective mission.
Affiliate Application Process
NAEYC is accepting applications from 501c3 nonprofit organizations in good standing with the IRS in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Dakota, Tennessee (there is an existing affiliate in Nashville), West Virginia, Wyoming.
International applications are not currently being accepted due to the pandemic.
Questions should be sent to [email protected].
Domestic Affiliate Applications
For nonprofit organizations within the United States.
Read the following reference documents:
Thank you for your interest in affiliating with NAEYC.