Your Professional Organization
The California Association for the Education of Young Children has existed for more than 40 years and offers valuable services for early childhood educators. Your involvement in CAEYC demonstrates your commitment to professional growth and improvement in the lives of children.
Become a Member/ Renew Your Membership
All memberships are processed through NAEYC. Join or renew online with NAEYC using a credit card or download and mail your membership application to NAEYC.
Join or Renew Online | click here
Download Membership Application | click here
When you join for three years, you receive a 15% discount on your dues. The discount is reflected in the prices below.
When you join, you become a member of NAEYC, CAEYC and a local AEYC. Student and regular members receive the following benefits. Comprehensive members also receive these benefits plus six publications from NAEYC as they are released throughout the year.
- NAEYC provides an accreditation system to set standards for early childhood education, several issues of Young Children/Teaching Young Children journal, advocacy and public awareness activities such as, Week of the Young Child, professional development and networking at the National Conference, discounts for books and training materials, members-only online forums, various insurance plan opportunities and more!
- CAEYC offers discounts to our Annual Conference and Training Conference for professional development, advocacy at the state level to improve your profession and the lives of young children, educational awards and grants, Connections journal three times a year, monthly eConnections newsletter, and leadership opportunities.
- Local AEYCs focus on specific community needs and resources, and offer activities such as meetings, workshops, and newsletters.
View a sample issue of CAEYC’s Connections journal
Summer 2008 Issue | click here