Find a NAEYC-accredited early childhood program in Georgia

Quality early care and education is essential for the future success of Georgia’s children.  NAEYC Accreditation is an outstanding measurement of quality early childhood programs. If you are a parent or caregiver looking for an early childhood program that meets NAEYC accreditation standards, check out the list of NAEYC-accredited programs in Georgia.

Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Download these valentines to share with your colleagues. Encourage children to decorate them and share with others as you the word about GAEYC Membership. Want to know more about becoming a GAEYC member? Check out our membership page, and read more about the benefits of GAEYC membership.

NAEYC conference discount for Georgia ECE teachers

If you are an ECE teacher in Georgia, you can get a 15% discount on registration for the 2017 NAEYC annual conference, to be held November 15 - 18 in Atlanta. Check out the flyer to learn more, and share the information with other Georgia ECE teachers.

Holiday Spending – What’s Your Purpose?

During the week leading up to Thanksgiving you are probably blasted with emails, texts and posts about Black Friday deals. And let’s not forget that this is promptly followed by Cyber Monday!  Well, in recent years we have an entirely new day focused solely on giving. It’s called #GivingTuesday; a national online movement that encourages … Continue reading Holiday Spending – What’s Your Purpose?

Going on a job hunt? GAYC is not afraid, are you afraid?

Career Builders and Indeeds and Monsters….OH MY! Going on a bear hunt or a job hunt?  These nationally-known career sites can help you find just about any job, in any field and in any salary range. Just thinking about that can make your head spin with so many possibilities. You can spend hours or even … Continue reading Going on a job hunt? GAYC is not afraid, are you afraid?

Georgia DOE Specialist Jan Stevenson Elected to NAEYC Board

Jan Stevenson, the Young Children Education Program Specialist for the Georgia Department of Education Division for Special Education, has been elected to the NAEYC Governing Board as a member at large. Jan's four-year term will begin on June 1. Congratulations, Jan — we know you will represent Georgia well!

Congrats to Lynn Manfredi/Pettit on Her NAEYC Publication Article

Georgia's very own Lynn A. Manfredi/Petitt, family child care provider, had an article published in the most recent issue of NAEYC's journal Teaching Young Children. The article is titled, "Building a Community Through Breakfast Club." In the article she discusses how to ensure that your environment is primed to encourage family engagement and nurture relationships. … Continue reading Congrats to Lynn Manfredi/Pettit on Her NAEYC Publication Article

Submit Your April Events to the Month of the Young Child Calendar

GAYC and numerous other organizations are preparing for their April 2014 Month of the Young Child celebrations and events. Week of the Young Child is April 6-12, 2014, but Georgia celebrates the entire month of April as Month of the Young Child. GAYC would like to share your organization's events with the entire community of GAYC members, … Continue reading Submit Your April Events to the Month of the Young Child Calendar

Free webinars for NAEYC members

Walden University is offering FREE live and recorded education-related webinars to NAEYC members. Members who complete the webinars live will also receive certificates of attendance. These webinars will be offered once a month until the beginning of 2014. To see a schedule and register for webinars, go to the Walden University page. Not yet a … Continue reading Free webinars for NAEYC members

NAEYC Children’s Champions Federal Funding ALERT

The federal government shutdown. We know that many early childhood providers and other services that children and families receive have had funding cuts from sequestration, and now have the added blow of cuts to programs or furloughs of important governmental staff as a result of the federal government shutdown. Twenty-three Head Start programs did not … Continue reading NAEYC Children’s Champions Federal Funding ALERT