November 26, 2019 2:14 pm
"We need to keep in mind that there is no special education world after school. All of these students will be together after the world of school ends. It is our job to prepare them to work and coexist with each other. It starts with our youngest learners." Meet Alisa Burroughs: AzAEYC Diversity & Equity Champion 2019. Read Alisa's story.
November 14, 2019 2:55 pm
AzAEYC joins Giving Tuesday: On December 3, 2019, non-profits, families, businesses, community centers and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. AzAEYC has joined the #GivingTuesday community for a campaign this year to support our efforts as advocates for the early childhood profession and high quality early education for all young children. Learn more.
November 4, 2019 3:38 pm
Tori Mueller was selected as AzAEYC's 2019 Rhian Evans Allvin and Joshua J. Allen Scholarship awardee. She's pursuing an undergraduate degree in Early Childhood Education from Northern Arizona University. Meet Tori.
October 31, 2019 10:01 am
The Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children announced that Dr. Eric Bucher has been named Executive Director. Camille Lachar-Lofaro will assume the role of Board President in January, 2020. Learn more.
October 22, 2019 12:36 pm
AzAEYC 2019 Outstanding Educator Kristie Scharer was honored with the award at AzAEYC’s Annual Meeting on October 5. Kristie talks about finding her niche, how to support the ECE profession, and why early educators need a soft heart and hard feet. Read Kristie's story.
October 18, 2019 12:37 pm
Daniella Barreras of Scottsdale was selected as an 2019 NAEYC Lasting Legacy Scholar. As one of 10 recipients selected from across the U.S., she'll travel to Nashville in November to attend NAEYC's Annual Conference. Meet Daniella.
September 18, 2019 1:50 pm
YOU are invited to Lead with Equity And Diversity (L.E.A.D.) on October 5 at Rio Salado Conference Center for AzAEYC's Annual Meeting & Professional Development 2019! Eric and Mona have been busy planning events and networking opportunities to enhance leadership for all Arizona early childhood professionals. Learn more.
August 19, 2019 2:41 pm
Join AzAEYC for Annual Meeting 2019! Professional development sessions, guest speakers, awards, general networking, and camaraderie. Our theme this year is Leading with Equity And Diversity, or L.E.A.D. Participants receive 5 hours of professional development in the Arizona Early Childhood Work Force Registry related to leadership. We're looking forward to seeing YOU!
July 29, 2019 12:09 pm
Scholarship recipient Esmeralda Carrillo talks about family adventures in Mexico and applying early ed knowledge to real life situation. Plus, she offers tips for 2019 Rhian Evans Allvin and Joshua J. Allen Scholarship applicants.
July 26, 2019 11:32 am
Central Arizona College Early Ed Graduate Denna Reidhead, 2019 Cheryl Foster Award recipient, about the challenges she faced over the past year, why this graduation was especially meaningful to her family, and what's next in her early childhood education career. Learn more.