Register Now for Infant-Toddler Super Saturday in Savannah Feb. 23

Are you an infant-toddler teacher looking for new ideas to support children's language development and provide quality interactions that help children grow? Looking for quality training outside metro Atlanta? Sign up for the GAEYC Infant-Toddler Super Saturday on February 23, 2019 in Savannah. You’ll get to attend 2 sessions designed just for infant-toddler teachers, and you'll leave with … Continue reading Register Now for Infant-Toddler Super Saturday in Savannah Feb. 23

Just Added: Registration Open for Second Infant-Toddler Super Saturday in Gwinnett Feb. 9

Are you an infant-toddler teacher looking for new ideas to support early literacy, incorporate sign language, and provide quality verbal interactions that help children grow? Looking for quality training in the metro Atlanta area? Sign up for the GAEYC Infant-Toddler Super Saturday on February 9, 2019 in Gwinnett. You’ll get to attend sessions just for infant-toddler teachers, and you'll … Continue reading Just Added: Registration Open for Second Infant-Toddler Super Saturday in Gwinnett Feb. 9

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

Sign up for the GAEYC Infant-Toddler Super Saturday

Are you an infant-toddler teacher looking for new ideas to support children's social-emotional development and guide their behavior? Sign up for the GAEYC Infant-Toddler Super Saturday on February 17, 2018! You’ll get to attend 2 sessions designed just for infant-toddler teachers. You will leave with new ideas and energy, along with 4 DECAL training hours. … Continue reading Sign up for the GAEYC Infant-Toddler Super Saturday

First 2,000 Days Campaign

GAYC is a Campaign Leader for Georgia’s public awareness campaign to spread the message about the importance of a child’s first 2,000 days of life. We are excited to share more information soon, but you can learn how to partner with us here: https://geears.org/initiatives/first-2000-days/

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

Week of the Young Child Events Calendar

Next week is NAEYC's annual Week of the Young Child, a time of celebrating our youngest learners and the families, teachers, and communities who help them grow and thrive. GAYC has developed a calendar of events celebrating Week of the Young Child. To read about the planned celebrations so far, check out the calendar. If … Continue reading Week of the Young Child Events Calendar

Apply to be a Strengthening Families Georgia Trainer

Strengthening Families Georgia (SFG) will be offering a 2-day Training of Trainers this spring. Upon successful completion of this 12-hour TOT trainers will be approved to provide 2-hour SFG trainings on all Five Protective Factors and the SFG Overview (6 trainings total).  Space is limited to 25 applicants. Dates: May 24-25, 2016 or July 14-15, 2016 Location: Mercer University Regional Academic Center in McDonough Application … Continue reading Apply to be a Strengthening Families Georgia Trainer

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