May 20, 2020 9:56 am
Allison Houtz and Kristie Bandy share a passion for quality Early Childhood Education. Turns out, that runs in the family. Learn more.
May 13, 2020 1:24 pm
No Small Matter is the first feature film to explore the most overlooked, underestimated, and powerful force for good in America today: early childhood education. Join us on Saturday, June 6, 2020 to watch a segment from the No Small Matter film -- then participate in a panel discussion on what supports are needed to elevate the early childhood workforce. Learn more.
May 5, 2020 1:45 pm
Advocacy Webinar Series
Elevate Your Voice: Advocating for ECE during COVID-19
Now more than ever, child care needs state and federal investment to be able to re-open ready to serve young children and families after the pandemic. Join AzAEYC on Thursday, May 14, 2020 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. Learn more.
May 4, 2020 3:18 pm
Danielle Alexander is the Region Manager of Learning Care Group and oversees 50 Early Child Care centers in Arizona and 14 in New Mexico. The group includes centers from Tutor Time, La Petite Academy and Child Time. She shares her thoughts on the state of the early learning profession during the time of COVID-19. Learn more.
May 4, 2020 3:16 pm
During the Week of the Young Child™ 2020, AzAEYC shared stories about how life has changed for early education programs and educators during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. This series of videos from Small Miracles ECE covers several pertinent issues that Arizona early learning centers face during the pandemic. Learn more.
April 22, 2020 1:02 pm
Substantial funding for child care is critical in this moment and in the recovery to come. In this letter to Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, Rhian Evans Allvin of NAEYC, Eric Bucher of AzAEYC and Kelly Larkin of SAZAEYC offer an eight-step roadmap for relief and recovery that calls for state investment in a well-functioning child care system. Read the letter.
April 20, 2020 12:54 pm
How is COVID-19 impacting early childhood education in Arizona? We spoke with Sara Pederson, Director of Lincoln Learning Center in Phoenix about changes in child care and early learning during COVID-19. Learn more.
April 17, 2020 2:41 pm
A list of resources created by Dr. Martha Muñoz for families and teachers to provide ideas to get through the day. Learn more.
April 3, 2020 12:20 pm
The Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children (AzAEYC) joins one more than 700 nonprofit organizations expected to participate in Arizona Gives Day, an online fundraising initiative on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Learn more.
March 29, 2020 11:07 am
AzAEYC and SAZAEYC share business resources for Arizona child care providers that have developed out of our collective advocacy efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. Options for small business loans, updates on unemployment insurance, how Arizona child care providers can efficiently access critical information and other important information on the business of child care. Learn more.