Support Children’s Mental Health Day and help #GaKidsSpeakUp

Did you know that nearly 80% of children in Georgia who need behavioral health services don't get them? May 5th is Children's Mental Health Day, and together we can change the conversation about children's mental health, and help more kids get the services they need. Voices for Georgia's Children is launching a campaign to support children and raise awareness of … Continue reading Support Children’s Mental Health Day and help #GaKidsSpeakUp

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

Member Spotlight – Alice Hall

GAYC member Alice Hall is an Associate Professor in Child and Family Development at Georgia Southern University. She has shared her thoughts about the ECE field, her experiences teaching students about child development, how she works with the Georgia Southern lab school on campus, her favorite children's books and her passion for literacy, and why she is … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Alice Hall

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

Member Spotlight – Amy Kay

GAYC member Amy Kay is the Director of the Child Development Lab at the McPhaul Center at the University of Georgia. She has shared her thoughts about the ECE field, her experiences as teacher and director, a child who inspired her, her three favorite books, and why she is a member of GAYC. Check out Amy's … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Amy Kay

Last Call! Nominate someone for the 2015 Quality Service Awards

Know an outstanding ECE professional or program that deserves recognition? There are just a few more days left to nominate them for the 2015 Quality Service Awards. Please think of your colleagues and co-workers who deserve recognition, and nominate them for an award. Award winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Friday evening, September 25 … Continue reading Last Call! Nominate someone for the 2015 Quality Service Awards

Member Spotlight – Edelina Lane

GAYC member Edelina Lane is the Director/Owner of Lina Lane's Learning Center, a family child care home. She has shared her thoughts about the ECE field, her favorite book, and why she is a member of GAYC. Check out Edelina's spotlight page to learn more about her. Thank you, Edelina, for all you do to … Continue reading Member Spotlight – Edelina Lane