Stories From The Field

Membership changes for NAEYC in Arizona

October 5, 2017 3:14 pm Published by

From Melissa Larson Busby, AzAEYC Board President Many of you may have noticed that NAEYC has made some major membership changes in the last several weeks.  As the nation’s leading voice for high-quality early childhood education, NAEYC is working hard...

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We’re Hiring! Executive Director Position Now Open

September 7, 2017 8:38 pm Published by

Do you have an established record of funded grant awards or fund development? Have a keen ability to lead and organize a cohesive team of diverse constituents and members who live and work in the Phoenix metro area and throughout the state of Arizona? Are you passionate about supporting all who care for, educate and work on behalf of young children? Come work with us! [maxbutton id="2" url="" text="Learn more" ]

Meet Catharine Danenhower

August 29, 2017 8:13 pm Published by

Winner of the 2016 Rhian Evans Allvin and Joshua J. Allen Scholarship Award Early last fall, NAEYC student member Catharine Danenhower discovered a scholarship opportunity just as she was gearing up for her last year of study at Northern Arizona...

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Meet an ECE Pro from the Navajo Nation

June 30, 2017 3:56 pm Published by

Laura Delmar of Kayenta, Arizona, was awarded a scholarship to attend NAEYC’s Professional Leadership Institute (PLI) in San Francisco. AzAEYC is proud to share Laura’s story.  My name is Laura Delmar. I currently work for the Kayenta Unified School District...

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Postcards from PLI

June 30, 2017 3:54 pm Published by

In June of 2017, representatives of AzAEYC participated in NAEYC’s Professional Learning Institute (PLI) along with colleagues from our local partners, SAzAEYC and VSAEYC. AzAEYC Board members Melissa Larson Busby (President) and Eric Bucher (Vice President of Professional Learning & Development)...

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Donna Candreva

May 18, 2017 4:01 am Published by

Donna Candreva Interim Director, Mesa Community College Children’s Center “We really want to be allies in meeting children’s emotional and academic needs.” As an educator, why did you choose to work with young learners? Children at this age are so...

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