Become a member of YOUR professional organization in Arizona!

When you join the Arizona Association for the Education of Young Children (AzAEYC), you’ll belong to an association that advocates for Arizona’s early childhood educators and the young children we serve across the state.

All AzAEYC memberships are processed through the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

How to join

The first step is to become a member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Join or renew online with NAEYC using a credit card.
Or, download and mail your membership application directly to NAEYC.

Need to access a printable application in Spanish? Haga clic aquí para obtener la versión española de la Solicitud de Afiliación.

Membership is valid for one year from the date that you join.

Choose a membership level

Three levels of membership support the important work of early childhood professionals. Choose a membership tailored to your specific professional needs.  Wherever you are in your career, there’s a membership option that’s right for you!
Membership is valid for one year from the date that you join.

NAEYC Membership Categories

Comprehensive Membership
Comprehensive members receive all of the benefits that Regular and Student members receive an additional four additional print publications and a $20 coupon to purchase a book of your choice in NAEYC’s online store. Comprehensive Membership is the best buy for staying up-to-date with professional resources in early childhood education.
To see the current Comprehensive publication benefits, click here.

Standard Membership
As NAEYC’s standard membership option, Standard Member Benefits (Regular Membership) is your ticket to our wide variety of member benefits, including: discounted registration fees for NAEYC conferences, a 20 percent discount on items in the NAEYC online store, the NAEYC periodical of your choice, discounted professional liability insurance and numerous other benefits.
To see the current Standard Member benefits, click here.

Student Membership
This membership option is designed specifically for students currently enrolled in professional preparation programs (e.g. CDA, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree). Student members receive a special discounted membership rate, and must register with a current .edu e-mail address. Student members recieve all standard member benefits at a reduced rate.

Choose AzAEYC

Within the application for membership to NAEYC, you’ll see options to join state affilates and chapters. To join AzAEYC, select the “Arizona-at-large” option (66000).


When will I receive my Membership Welcome Package? How do I change my address? Where do I locate my membership ID number?
Find answers to these questions and more.

Thank you for your membership in NAEYC/AzAEYC!