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 a growing and engaged membership with effective structures and processes for carrying out the work of our collective mission.
2019 Affiliate Application Process
The 2019 Affiliate application period is now open. Click here for the application. The application period will close on January 4, 2019 at 5:00 PM Eastern.
Interested in applying to become an Affiliate of NAEYC in the 2019 Application Cycle? Please submit this brief survey, Intent to Apply, to indicate your interest in applying for affiliation in 2019. You will need to read the Checklist and NAEYC Affiliate Policies and Procedures (found in the reference documents below) to complete the survey.
Application reference documents:
- Checklist for the 2019 Affiliate Application
- NAEYC 2019 Affiliate Application: Instructions and Resources
- NAEYC Strategic Direction
- NAEYC Affiliate Policies and Procedures
- NAEYC Membership Policies and Procedures
- NAEYC Brand Guidelines
- NAEYC’s Statement of Commitment To High-Performing, Inclusive Organizations (HPIO)
Questions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.