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

Check out the new conference venue!

If you're wondering what the new conference venue will be like, take a look at these pictures of the Gwinnett Technical College - North Fulton County Campus. Aren't you excited to be there for our annual conference on October 6 - 7? Please save the date, and help spread the word!

Conference dates coming soon

The GAYC conference committee is hard at work planning the fall conference, and we're looking forward to seeing YOU there. Check back here later in February -- we will share the conference dates as soon as they are confirmed, so you can mark your calendar. We will also post information on the Conference page. The … Continue reading Conference dates coming soon

50th Anniversary Congratulation Letters from Gov. Deal and Rep. Johnson

Recognition letters continue to arrive, acknowledging and celebrating the #GAYC50th! We recently received letters of congratulations from Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and U. S. Congressman Hank Johnson. Click on the letters below to read their greetings.                          

Don’t forget to register for the GAYC conference!

Have you registered for the GAYC conference yet? Come help us celebrate GAYC's 50th anniversary at the conference. Don't miss the fun and learning — go to the conference registration page to sign up.  Every 50th registered 2-day conference attendee will receive a conference t-shirt for free!

Register for the GAYC conference!

  Registration for the 2016 GAYC conference is now available online. Come help us celebrate GAYC's 50th anniversary at the conference. Don't miss the fun and learning — go to the conference registration page to sign up.  

Be a student volunteer at the GAYC conference

Attending the GAYC conference is a bargain for students at Georgia colleges and universities. Register at the reduced student rate to save money, or volunteer as a conference session host/hostess and attend some sessions for free. Volunteers may host sessions, help out in the exhibit hall, or fill in other places as needed. If you're interested … Continue reading Be a student volunteer at the GAYC conference

Deadline extended for 2016 conference proposals

Are you interested in being a presenter at the Georgia Association on Young Children’s 50th annual conference, but missed the June 1 deadline? Know someone who would be a great presenter who hasn't submitted a proposal yet? Good news -- the deadline to submit conference proposals has been extended to July 10, 2016. We are still looking … Continue reading Deadline extended for 2016 conference proposals

GA budget includes raises for PreK teachers

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed the state budget for FY 2017 in a ceremony yesterday. Good news for ECE -- the budget includes $26.2 million for Pre-K teacher pay raises. Thanks to our legislators and governor for helping make this happen. Learn more in the press release from the Office of the Governor.

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