National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children. NAEYC promotes high-quality learning for all children ages birth through age eight by connecting research, policy, and practice. NAEYC advances a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for and educate young children. 

Alliance-Funded Support for State Advocacy

NAEYC is beginning a multi-year effort to implement Power to the Profession‘s framework for advancing the early education workforce in states. NAEYC is developing resources and collaborating with state advocates to implement a campaign-style approach that leads to progress on the Framework’s recommendations, which include competencies, education requirements, higher education strategies, and compensation.