Ready for Valentine’s Day?

Download these valentines to share with your colleagues. Encourage children to decorate them and share with others as you the word about GAEYC Membership. Want to know more about becoming a GAEYC member? Check out our membership page, and read more about the benefits of GAEYC membership.

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.

GAYC Winter/Spring 2014 Newsletter is here!

GAYC Members! I can’t begin to express to you what an honor it is to be an intimate part of such a passion filled and purpose driven organization!  I have always loved my work with children, families and the individuals that work in concert to improve the quality of their lives and access to quality … Continue reading GAYC Winter/Spring 2014 Newsletter is here!

Week of the Young Child

  Week of the Young Child is April 6 – 12, 2014 The annual celebration of Week of the Young Child will be held April 6 – 12, 2014. Start thinking about ways to honor young children and those who care for them in your community! Although Week of the Young Child (WOYC) is celebrated nationally, … Continue reading Week of the Young Child

Georgia DOE Specialist Jan Stevenson Elected to NAEYC Board

Jan Stevenson, the Young Children Education Program Specialist for the Georgia Department of Education Division for Special Education, has been elected to the NAEYC Governing Board as a member at large. Jan's four-year term will begin on June 1. Congratulations, Jan — we know you will represent Georgia well!

Congrats to Lynn Manfredi/Pettit on Her NAEYC Publication Article

Georgia's very own Lynn A. Manfredi/Petitt, family child care provider, had an article published in the most recent issue of NAEYC's journal Teaching Young Children. The article is titled, "Building a Community Through Breakfast Club." In the article she discusses how to ensure that your environment is primed to encourage family engagement and nurture relationships. … Continue reading Congrats to Lynn Manfredi/Pettit on Her NAEYC Publication Article

Free webinars for NAEYC members

Walden University is offering FREE live and recorded education-related webinars to NAEYC members. Members who complete the webinars live will also receive certificates of attendance. These webinars will be offered once a month until the beginning of 2014. To see a schedule and register for webinars, go to the Walden University page. Not yet a … Continue reading Free webinars for NAEYC members

NAEYC Children’s Champions Federal Funding ALERT

The federal government shutdown. We know that many early childhood providers and other services that children and families receive have had funding cuts from sequestration, and now have the added blow of cuts to programs or furloughs of important governmental staff as a result of the federal government shutdown. Twenty-three Head Start programs did not … Continue reading NAEYC Children’s Champions Federal Funding ALERT

NAEYC’s For Families Website Is an Award Finalist

The NAEYC For Families site is one of three finalists for an OMMA (Online Media, Marketing and Advertising) Award for Web Site Excellence in the Reference, Education category! The OMMA Awards celebrate the year's most innovative and brilliant online advertising creative, campaigns, and web sites across 67 categories within three disciplines. In 2006, the OMMA Awards were created … Continue reading NAEYC’s For Families Website Is an Award Finalist

Book authors answer your questions about DAP in Kindergarten July 15 – 19

Are you wondering what Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) looks like in Kindergarten? Do you have specific questions about how to meet core educational standards for kindergarten while also ensuring that your program is developmentally appropriate? Eva Phillips and Amy Scrinzi, authors of the NAEYC book Basics of Developmentally Appropriate Practice: An Introduction for Teacher of … Continue reading Book authors answer your questions about DAP in Kindergarten July 15 – 19