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

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

Update: GAEYC Awards Deadline Extended to Sept. 8

If you know an outstanding ECE professional or program, it's not to late to nominate them for a GAEYC Quality Service Award. Check out the Awards Criteria, and download and complete a Nomination Form to nominate someone for an award. Please email all completed nominations form to Awards Chair Siobian Minish. The deadline to submit all nominations for GAEYC … Continue reading Update: GAEYC Awards Deadline Extended to Sept. 8

Nominate someone for the 2017 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 2017 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 2017 GAEYC Quality Service Awards

Resources for Talking with Children about Trauma, Disasters, and other Current Issues

GAYC is committed to keeping the early childhood community updated about current events and issues related to children's healthy development and quality early care and education. In the wake of violence and other stressors in our communities, we have compiled a list of trusted resources that can help guide you in helping children deal with … Continue reading Resources for Talking with Children about Trauma, Disasters, and other Current Issues

Athens Tech students celebrate Week of the Young Child

Students and faculty in the ECE program at Athens Technical College celebrated Week of the Young Child with a variety of events. They served pizza and played music on Monday, April 11 ("Music Monday"), celebrated "Taco Tuesday on Tuesday, April 12, and picked up trash around the building in honor of "Work Together Wednesday" on … Continue reading Athens Tech students celebrate Week of the Young Child

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