January 14, 2019 6:16 pm
The 2019 Arizona Public Policy Forum is THE place to sharpen advocacy skills and help move a nonpartisan agenda in Arizona in support of young children and the early childhood education profession. Learn more.
January 9, 2019 3:43 pm
AzDEC Spring Conference 2019: Healing Trauma Starts in the Heart presented by Diana Brown, Conscious Discipline Certified Instructor. Conference provides research supported information on how adults can connect with relationship resistant children to start to heal trauma in children.
AzDEC Spring Conference 2019 on March 2, 2019 at the Halle Heart Museum
November 8, 2018 11:51 am
Why does a file cabinet need to be at least 3 feet from the door? Why does a trash can have to have a lid? Why can't we use crockpots? Raegina Rico developed a passion and an urgency that led her to become a child care licensing consultant. AzAEYC’s newest board member talks about her work and why safety in the classroom matters so very, very much. Read more.
October 26, 2018 4:30 pm
Outstanding Educator Award recipient Claudia Talambayan of Inspire International Preschool answers our questions about the joy of teaching, compensation challenges within the profession, and the personal rewards of witnessing transformative growth in her young students. Read more
October 24, 2018 7:36 pm
The first inaugural Leadership and Innovation Champion Award was presented to Dawn Craft at AzAEYC’s Annual Meeting on September 29, 2018. Dawn was a key player in skillfully guiding AzAEYC through the recent NAEYC affiliate re-organization. She was instrumental in securing a Virginia G. Piper Foundation grant to support AZToolkit, AzAEYC's shared resources web platform. Learn more.
October 18, 2018 7:25 pm
The first inaugural Advocacy Champion Award was presented to Shanna Kukla at AzAEYC’s Annual Meeting on September 29, 2018. Shanna answered five questions about her career, her work in the field, and reflected on the value of the pursuit of diversity and equity in early childhood education. Learn more.
October 18, 2018 7:19 pm
The Rhian Evans Allvin and Joshua J. Allen Scholarship 2018 was presented to Martha Esmeralda Carrillo of Paradise Valley Community College at AzAEYC’s Annual Meeting on September 29, 2018. Learn more about Esmeralda.
October 10, 2018 7:12 pm
The first inaugural Diversity and Equity Champion Award was presented to Dr. Claire Schonaerts, Professor Emeritus of Northern Arizona University College of Education at AzAEYC's Annual Meeting on September 29, 2018. Learn more.
October 10, 2018 1:52 pm
SAZAEYC Annual Conference 2018 will be held in Tucson on Saturday, November 3, 2018. Network with fellow professionals in the early childhood community while sharing knowledge and best practices.
September 7, 2018 2:55 pm
Meet an #EarlyEdPro! First in our video series: Eric Bucher, Child Development and Education Manager and Board President-Elect of Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children and Bonnie Williams, of Arizona Department of Health Services talk about why they work in the field of early childhood education, how a solid foundation in early learning pays off for the future, and why everyone should care about our youngest learners. Watch the video.