Join us for the GAEYC Pre-Conference Institute on Oct. 4!

Safe Spaces for Learning: Creating Care and Learning Environments That Are Trauma Sensitive Join leaders and trainers in learning about how to incorporate the lens of trauma and chronic toxic stress to achieve trauma-informed practice. Understanding the effects of traumatic experiences on children helps early childhood professionals effectively support children and families. The developmental needs of … Continue reading Join us for the GAEYC Pre-Conference Institute on Oct. 4!

Nominate someone for the 2018 GAEYC Quality Service Awards

Do you know an outstanding ECE professional or program that deserves recognition? Now's the time to nominate them for the 2018 GAEYC Quality Service Awards. Please consider nominating your colleagues  who deserve recognition. Award winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony as part of the GAEYC conference. To learn more about the award categories and criteria, … Continue reading Nominate someone for the 2018 GAEYC Quality Service Awards

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

Save the Date: GAEYC Conference is Oct. 5 – 6, 2018

Just announced! 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 … Continue reading Save the Date: GAEYC Conference is Oct. 5 – 6, 2018

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

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.

Register now for Infant-Toddler Training on May 20

Are you an infant-toddler teacher looking for new ideas? Sign up for the GAYC Infant-Toddler Training on May 20! You'll get to attend 2 sessions designed just for infant-toddler teachers: "The Three R's: Responsive, Reciprocal, and Respectful Caregiving for Infants and Toddlers" and "Emergent Literacy Skill Development for Infants and Toddlers." You will leave with … Continue reading Register now for Infant-Toddler Training on May 20

Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Quality Service Awards

Know an outstanding ECE professional or program? Each year GAYC recognizes individuals and early childhood programs that have made a significant difference in the lives of children ages birth through third grade in the state of Georgia through our annual Quality Service Awards. The awards are divided into 14 categories to acknowledge all spheres of influence in … Continue reading Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Quality Service Awards

Check out the preliminary conference program

The GAYC conference is less than a month away — are you getting excited? Wondering which sessions to attend? Curious about lunch options while you're there? We have great news: the 2015 preliminary program is now available to answer your questions. Check out an interactive version online, or download a pdf file. And if you haven't … Continue reading Check out the preliminary conference program

Why Be Quality Rated? 3-Star Providers Explain

Quality Rated is Georgia's quality rating and improvement system, which recognizes ECE programs that meet standards higher than minimum child care licensing standards. Quality Rated helps ECE programs commit to quality improvement, and helps parents select higher-quality programs for their children. The program is administered by Bright from the Start: Georgia Department of Early Care … Continue reading Why Be Quality Rated? 3-Star Providers Explain