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New Jersey Association for the Education of Young Children (NJAEYC) is an affiliate group of NAEYC, the nation’s largest membership organization of early childhood professionals. Our professional organization, with almost 4,000 members statewide, represents teachers, directors, researchers, professors, volunteers, and others concerned with the well-being of children ages birth through eight. Primary attention is devoted to assuring the provision of high quality early childhood programs through the following goals:

  • Facilitating improvements in the professional practice and working conditions in the field of early childhood education by creating professional development opportunities/resources and by setting and promoting standards of professional practice.
  • Improving public understanding and support and funding of high quality programs in centers, homes, and schools serving young children and their families through public policy initiatives and public awareness and engagement activities.

More About Our Head Organization, the NAEYC

Founded in 1926, The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the world’s largest organization working on behalf of young children with nearly 80,000 members, a national network of more than 300 state and local Affiliates, and a growing global alliance of like-minded organizations.  (More about NAEYC)

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