Early bird registration for the 2018 conference now available

GAEYC's Together for Children conference will be held October 5 and 6, 2018 at the Gwinnett Technical College - Alpharetta North Fulton Campus (the same venue we used last year). New this year, we will have 10 focused topic tracks for both days. Mark your calendars now, and plan to join us for the conference. Conference … Continue reading Early bird registration for the 2018 conference now available

Register now for Early Education Professional Development Day on April 28

GAEYC and United Way are partnering to offer an Early Education Professional Development Day this spring. Participants can earn up to 5 BFTS approved hours.  Date: Saturday April 28, 2018, 8am to 5pm Place: The Loudermilk Center, 40 Courtland St NE, Atlanta, GA 30303 Cost: Regular Registration is $60; Standard and Premium GAEYC Members pay a reduced fee of … Continue reading Register now for Early Education Professional Development Day on April 28

An Update on GAYC’s Involvement with the Quality Rated Advisory Committee

GAYC is proud to report that two members of our GAYC Board of Directors were selected to sit on the Quality Rated Advisory Committee!  Michelle Cutler-Ervin (Nominations and Board Development Chair) and Michelle Carter (Public Policy Chair) were selected out of almost 90 applicants state wide.  The goals for the committee are: Help Georgia achieve … Continue reading An Update on GAYC’s Involvement with the Quality Rated Advisory Committee

DECAL Releases Economic Impact Study of ECE

Do you know the significance of the number 337,024? How about $4.7 billion? What if we told you that both of those numbers were related to the early care and education industry in Georgia and the impact we make every day in our local economy? Find out about how we are impacting not only the families … Continue reading DECAL Releases Economic Impact Study of ECE

GAYC Board members appointed to new DECAL Quality Rated Advisory Committee

ON September 8, Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning announced a new Quality Rated Advisory Committee, who will provide feedback about the Quality Rated process and help increase awareness and participation. GAYC Board members Michelle Carter and Michelle Cutler-Ervin are among the new committee members. Congratulations to Michelle, Michelle, and all … Continue reading GAYC Board members appointed to new DECAL Quality Rated Advisory Committee

“Look Again”: Never Leave a Child in a Vehicle Alone

Leaving a child alone in a vehicle is extremely dangerous. Especially in the heat of summer, children are at risk of serious injury or death if they are forgotten or left behind in a car. Even with the windows rolled down, the temperature in a car can rise very quickly, and the heat can be deadly. A … Continue reading “Look Again”: Never Leave a Child in a Vehicle Alone